Columbia University

Construction Finance

This course is part of Construction Management Specialization

Taught in English

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20 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • The basic economics of the essential components in every construction project

  • The definition and calculation of different types of interest rates

  • The importance of Cash Flow Diagrams

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9 quizzes

Course

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Beginner level

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There are 9 modules in this course

Professor Ibrahim Odeh provides an overview of the Construction Finance course, and introduces the guest speakers.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 plugin

Professor Ibrahim Odeh discusses the Mathematics of Money beginning with a definition of the Time Value of Money. Calculating simple and compound interest rates are covered along with distinguishing between nominal and effective interest rates. Illustrated in this module is drawing a cash flow diagram.

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12 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Professor Anthony Webster introduces real estate finance providing an overview of the real estate project lifecycle, a discussion on zoning code parameters, and examples of estimating the sales price of a property.

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12 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Professor Anthony Webster provides an in-depth look at designing and building commercial real estate by looking at financial plans. The module ends with a deep dive into decision tree analysis.

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12 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Professor Bob Dewing discusses project finance and provides an overview of Global Project Finance. The roles of stakeholders in project finance is reviewed in depth.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz

Eduardo Gamez discusses risk in project financing outlining the different entities involved in a transaction for a project.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Karl Reichert introduces public and private partnerships.

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8 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Sam Spata provides an overview of Lean in Construction Financing and describes how to identify and mitigate risk using Lean Project Delivery Systems.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz

Professor Ibrahim Odeh wraps-up the Construction Finance course and discuss the Construction Management specialization.

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1 video1 plugin

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4.8 (136 ratings)
Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA
Columbia University
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