In this course, we will address Stakeholders in construction and how to identify understand their impact and influence throughout a project life cycle. Students will review case studies and discuss how to navigate labor unions, insurance, and regulatory agencies. Students will explore health, safety, security, and other environmental considerations to overcome common pitfalls and adversity in construction projects. Students will also learn about working in the field and the necessary zoning, signage, permits, and environmental programs to be aware of during a construction project. Finally, this course will also address Financial Management, funding, and analytical techniques to determine which projects are right for their organization and project teams.
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.
Remote Learning: The safety of our community is our top priority and we believe that extending remote teaching to support social distancing efforts is the best decision at this time. USD has created a dedicated COVID-19 website to serve as the first stop for the USD community for information. Visit the University’s COVID-19 website (sandiego.edu/coronavirus) for the most current information for the USD community.
Number of Sessions: 8
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Great learning experience. Would have liked a more interactive approach with more engagement and in-class participation, but I understand how that can be challenging in an online program. Overall, very good experience and I feel that I am coming away with a solid understanding of the material.
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