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Construction Enterprise Management CMGT 8435

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Participants will be introduced to the primary elements of the start-up and management of a construction company. Start-up sections include strategic planning, business plan development and marketing. Construction management sections include strategic alignment, bidding, estimating, procurement, costing, changes to the contract and a communication workshop. Health and safety responsibilities of a construction project will be introduced from the perspective of the prime contractor.


  • Acceptance into the BTech Construction Management degree program.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define competitive bidding, estimating, and closing processes.
  • Identify business related risks.
  • Identify sources of potential clients.
  • Explain effective change order processes.
  • Discuss the role of a prime contractor on project work sites.
  • Describe the importance of effective communication and organizational skills that are required for businesses to thrive in a competitive construction market.
  • Illustrate ways to develop client relationships through strategic alignment, partnering, and marketing.
  • Demonstrate the different responsibilities of the owner, consultants, and contractor on a project.
  • Analyze one’s capabilities and resources in relation to business start-up requirements.
  • Select the appropriate business entity document for specific business formats.
  • Develop a Business Plan.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Construction Enterprise Management (CMGT 8435) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Management
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time


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