EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Construction Project Management

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Course Dates
STARTS ON

December 3, 2020

Course Duration

DURATION

3 months, online
4-6 hours per week

Course Duration

PROGRAM FEE

US$1,400

Course Information Flexible payment available

Why Enroll For The Construction Project Management Program?

With trillions of dollars being invested in megaprojects across the globe and a steady expansion of residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects, the construction industry is poised for a bright future and will need well-trained managers to oversee projects to completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is an excellent time to invest in your career as a construction project manager. Employment in the field, in the U.S Economy, is expected to grow by 10% through 2028, faster than the average of all other occupations. The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University Executive Education’s online certification course will prepare you to manage schedules, budgets, risks, regulations, and personnel in a construction industry engaged in building the world’s new residences, office buildings, and hospitals, retrofitting existing spaces, and supervising infrastructure megaprojects.

$57 Trillion

Estimate of how much the world needs to spend on infrastructure by 2030

Source: McKinsey & Co.

$164,790

Annual pay in 2019 for top-tier construction project managers

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

$1.3 Trillion

Expenditures on structures each year in the United States

Source: Associated General Contractors of America

Who Is This Program For?

This course is designed for professionals working in the construction field who are interested in pursuing a more advanced management role. It will be particularly instructive for mid-career to senior construction professionals, project managers and engineers, especially those working in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and transport industries. Here are roles well suited to this certification course:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Lead Engineer
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Developer
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Planner
  • Scheduler
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Senior Site Engineer
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Modules

Module 1:

Construction Industry Overview

Module 2:

Fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle

Module 3:

Sustainable Development

Module 4:

Trends and Risks in Construction Industry

Module 5:

Planning a Project

Module 6:

Introduction to Scheduling and Construction Activities

Module 7:

Critical Path Method

Module 8:

Activity on Arrow

Module 9:

PERT and Range Estimation

Module 10:

Role of Scheduler and Line of Balance

Module 11:

Trends and Technologies in Scheduling

Module 12:

Scheduling for Large Programs and Risk Management

Module 1:

Construction Industry Overview

Module 7:

Critical Path Method

Module 2:

Fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle

Module 8:

Activity on Arrow

Module 3:

Sustainable Development

Module 9:

PERT and Range Estimation

Module 4:

Trends and Risks in Construction Industry

Module 10:

Role of Scheduler and Line of Balance

Module 5:

Planning a Project

Module 11:

Trends and Technologies in Scheduling

Module 6:

Introduction to Scheduling and Construction Activities

Module 12:

Scheduling for Large Programs and Risk Management
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Faculty

Dr. Ibrahim Odeh
 Faculty

Dr. Ibrahim Odeh

Senior Lecturer of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia Engineering, Founding Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management

Ibrahim S. Odeh focuses his studies and research on assisting construction firms with strategic management assignments in areas related to strategy and business development; infrastructure and construction market analysis; market entry strategy; and trends affecting the future of the construction market. The result of his work helped several companies in the decision-making processes to enter new geographical locations, expand to new markets, build new units within the same institutions, and differentiate firms during the pre-bidding process... More info

Industry Examples

Crossroads Advisory

Accounting company for small businesses contributes to the course content related to the Estimate to Completion or EAC lifecycle.

STV

Architectural, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction management provider contributes to the course content related to defining the role of a construction manager, and BIM.

AECOM

Large-scale development and infrastructure firm contributes to the course as a case study on its nationwide housing and infrastructure development program with Libya.

VERTEX

Architecture, engineering, and construction firm contributes to the course insights into construction bonds.

McKinsey & Co.

Public and private sector consulting firm contributes to the course content related to capital projects and infrastructure.

Dentons

Global law firm contributes to the course features of construction contracts.

Skanska

Project development and construction group contributes to the course best practices on EHS, as well as sustainability.

Strategic Program Management LLC

Large capital construction company contributes to the course content focused on identifying and managing international risks.

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Certificate

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a verified digital certificate of completion from EMERITUS in collaboration with Columbia Engineering Executive Education.

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