The purpose of this course is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of Scope Management and the steps necessary to develop a project schedule. We will cover the differences, challenges, and opportunities when working with General Contractors and Subcontractors. Students will practice schedule analysis techniques to keep projects on schedule and budget. Case studies and project scenarios will be leveraged to learn how to best utilize Earned Value Management, and Estimating to construct work packages that are manageable. Quality Management will cover modern techniques used.
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 to an understanding of a project manager's role within the construction industry.
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Number of Sessions: 7
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The instructor, Malachi Walker, was amazing. He provided relevant and usable information in an entertaining and engaging style. I would recommend this class to anyone looking to expand their project management knowledge and skills.
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