In this course, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the Project Manager’s role in the construction industry. Emphasis will be placed on understanding factors that impact construction projects and their timely delivery. Through case studies, students will learn how to properly interface with stakeholders throughout project lifecycles by leveraging process groups and their processes. Project Integration Management will cover value engineering, contract management, strategic decision making and efforts to close projects.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This continuing education course is intended for those who seek an understanding of a project manager's role within the construction industry.
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PMP-X804F: Project Management Fundamentals
Number of Sessions: 8
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