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BLC 205 - Project Management

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

In this course, students will learn how project management roles are changing as innovative contracts, alternate delivery systems, alternative dispute resolution and creative project financing are increasingly changing how projects are  administered.  The modern project manager has more information available than ever before and information technology is changing rapidly.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate the function of project manager on a construction project.
  2. Explain the various forms of project delivery methods and the underlying principles for choosing the appropriate system.
  3. Identify the pre-construction process including: financing, estimating, scheduling, float, life cycle costing, constructability reviews, value engineering and special contract requirements.
  4. Coordinate procurement with the construction schedule.
  5. Report costs of material and equipment.
  6. Demonstrate the elements of an effective Quality Control program.
  7. Interpret techniques to assess and manage operational risk.
  8. Explain the value of Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  9. Describe the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) point system.
Listed Topics
  1. Organizing and Leading the Construction Project
  2. Project Delivery Methods
  3. Preconstruction Process
  4. Procurement and Project Chronology
  5. Project Control
  6. Quality Control
  7. Risk Assessment
  8. BMI concepts
  9. LEED Point System
Reference Materials
Texbook/materials as required by instructor.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/08/2019

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