RedVector RV-11395

Construction Project Management: Construction Practices and Systematic Project Management

Construction Project Management: Construction Practices and Systematic Project Management

2 hrs. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-11395

SME: S. Sears

Average Rating

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In this course, we’re going to present and discuss the management of field construction projects. We’ll also cover management techniques for controlling cost, time, resources, and project finance during the construction process. Emphasis is placed on practical and applied procedures that have been proven effective.
 
Effective management of a project also requires a considerable background of general knowledge about the construction industry. This interactive online course will familiarize you with certain fundamentals of construction practice.
 
Posted by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved. 
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Explain how time control during the design stage is aimed at minimizing construction time while maintaining quality, safety, and cost
  • Identify why a successful project requires management of many components including time, quality, cost, and safety
  • Describe the phases of the Critical Path Method and how it is used to manage projects while considering safety, quality, cost and schedule
  • Discuss how construction projects are individually unique to be well suited for their environment and function
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: S. Sears
S. KEOKI SEARS is a Project Manager and owner of Project Catalyst Corporation, based in Durango, Colorado.
 
GLENN A. SEARS is an active consultant in construction technology and management.
 
RICHARD H. CLOUGH was Dean of the College of Engineering, University of New Mexico.
 
JERALD L. ROUNDS is professor emeritus of Construction Management and Construction Engineering at the University of New Mexico.
 
ROBERT O. SEGNER, JR. is professor of Construction Science in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University.
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AK - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2387-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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KS - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2387-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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SD - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES)
TN - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2387-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
TN - Engineer (General - ,)
TN - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES)
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VA - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2387-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
VA - Engineer (General - ,)
VA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES)
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WA - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2387-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
WA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES)
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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American Hospital Association - AHA - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) (General)
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
American Institute of Constructors - AIC - Professional Constructor (General)
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Course Reviews (15)
More classes on construction management
By on Mar, 26, 2019
More classes on construction management
little glitchy but great information on the essentials
By on Sep, 06, 2019
little glitchy but great information on the essentials
The course is very useful on my job and gain another knowledge in dealing with construction supervisions
By on Sep, 29, 2019
The course is very useful on my job and gain another knowledge in dealing with construction supervisions.
More written points on screen vs photos of construction sites
By (Engineer) on Mar, 24, 2019
More written points on screen vs photos of construction sites. Course lagged on loading speaker.
Really thought it was thorough
By (Professional Organization) on Mar, 26, 2019
Really thought it was thorough.
This course is a nice summary of the project management process in construction
By (Engineer) on Jun, 16, 2019
This course is a nice summary of the project management process in construction
Clear presentation
By (Engineer) on Sep, 22, 2019
Clear presentation. Exam questions closely related to material presented.
One of the checkpoints listed the correct answer as incorrect
By on Sep, 22, 2019
One of the checkpoints listed the correct answer as incorrect.
The AV was out of sync
By (Engineer) on Apr, 23, 2019
The AV was out of sync.
well spoken
By (Professional Organization) on May, 07, 2019
well spoken. good perspectives.
There is an issue with Question 14
By (Engineer, Professional Organization) on Jul, 16, 2019
There is an issue with Question 14. There are words missing.
Good coverage of a broad topic
By (Engineer) on Jul, 19, 2019
Good coverage of a broad topic. Too many nuances of contract types. I will take the more specific classes as well.
Good review
By (Professional Organization) on Aug, 27, 2019
Good review.
good summary and intro
By (Engineer) on Sep, 15, 2019
good summary and intro
Not meant for seasoned project managers
By on Aug, 30, 2019
Not meant for seasoned project managers