Columbia University
Construction Management Specialization
Columbia University

Construction Management Specialization

Construction Project Management and Planning. Develop and understand the foundations of project planning and scheduling techniques

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Specialization - 5 course series

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4.8

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
3 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Major construction management fundamentals, key project scheduling techniques, types of cost estimates and monitoring project cash flow

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Specialization - 5 course series

Construction Project Management

Course 129 hours4.8 (6,557 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • The fundamentals of construction management from construction industry, the role of project manager, contract types, and project delivery methods

  • How to delivery lean project and maintina sustainability

  • Explore technology trends and project planning

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cash Flow
Category: Cost
Category: Cost Control
Category: Cost Estimate

Construction Scheduling

Course 224 hours4.8 (2,091 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • The key project scheduling techniques and procedures 

  • How to develop and manage a schedule and understand scheduling tools such as bar charts, activity on arrow, and activity on nodes

  • The multiple relationships that connect all the construction activities from start to finish

  • The importance of the critical path in a project network and project activities float

Skills you'll gain

Category: Schedule
Category: Linear Scheduling Method
Category: Program Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)
Category: Critical Path Method

Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control

Course 322 hours4.7 (1,977 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • The fundamentals of cost estimation and the design phase to perform cost estimation

  • How to conduct the close out period of the project by exploring the punch lists, final approval, and turnover to the client

  • The cost control methods emphasizing the Earned Value Method

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Construction Management
Category: Work Breakdown Structure
Category: Project Planning

Construction Finance

Course 420 hours4.8 (1,031 ratings)

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

The Construction Industry: The Way Forward

Course 58 hours4.8 (298 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Construction Industry Overview, Sustainability in the Construction Industry, Building Information Modeling and Technology Trends in Construction

Skills you'll gain

Category: Financial Modeling
Category: Project
Category: Finance
Category: Real Estate

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Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA
Columbia University
5 Courses184,281 learners

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