Engineering & Construction

C&EE X 407.1 Fundamentals of Construction Management

This course covers the basic principles and responsibilities in construction management, including interface requirements between real estate, leasing, legal, feasibility, finance, lending, marketing, accounting, and public agencies; defining and controlling the scope of a project; and functions of the construction manager: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and managing the other team members. Other topics include management principles, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, purchasing, design, safety, insurance, construction techniques, labor, and public relations. The course includes one “construction forum” with senior management representatives from several different disciplines related to building construction.

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