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Project ManagementConstruction ManagementWork Breakdown StructureProject Planning

Learner Career Outcomes

26%

started a new career after completing these courses

27%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

16%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

28 minutes to complete

Course Overview

28 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 28 min)
2 videos
Introduction To The Course Part 216m
3 hours to complete

Construction Industry Overview

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 109 min)
12 videos
Construction Projects and Industry Characteristics10m
Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Industry9m
Program Project and Construction Management Introduction7m
Construction Management and Project Management8m
Program Management and Summary12m
Construction vs Manufacturing Industry Basics5m
Compare and Contrast the Construction and Manufacturing Industries7m
The Future of the Construction Industry9m
Introduction to the EAC Life Cycle8m
The Cost of Change in the EAC Lifecycle3m
Key EAC Lifecycle Questions14m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on Construction Industry Overview30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Project Delivery

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 120 min)
11 videos
Project Development Cycle Part 212m
Contract Types15m
Project Delivery Methods9m
Contracting Strategy Assessment5m
CM at Risk and CM as Agency8m
Alliance Contracting and Public Private Partnerships8m
Types of Surety Bonds13m
Purchasing a Surety Bond10m
Terminating a Surety Bond7m
Surety Loss Data18m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on project delivery30m
2 hours to complete

Lean Project Delivery

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 64 min)
3 videos
Lean Design and Delivery26m
Lean Design: Flow15m
1 practice exercise
Lean construction30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Sustainability in the Construction Industry

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 64 min)
5 videos
Safety in Construction Industry14m
Community Involvement in a Construction Project11m
Rating Systems for Construction Projects13m
The Envision Rating System11m
1 practice exercise
Sustainability in construction30m
1 hour to complete

Environment, Health and Safety of Construction Processes

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 48 min)
5 videos
Barriers to Learning and Change10m
Safety Performance Models7m
Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems9m
Making EHS Work for You11m
1 practice exercise
EHS15m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Building Information Modeling and Technology Trends in Construction

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 114 min)
5 videos
The Role of CM and Design Management28m
Technology and The Role of CM26m
Technology and The Role of Facility Management10m
Virtual Reality in Construction Management16m
1 practice exercise
Technology trends in construction30m
2 hours to complete

International View of Construction Projects

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 69 min)
4 videos
Cost Risks: Construction Projects15m
Cost Risks: Operations21m
ESPIRIT: A Framework for Understanding Risk18m
1 practice exercise
International development30m

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