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Industry Based Project Proposal CMGT 8700

Construction Management - CMGT Course

Course details

The goal of this course is to design and develop a formal proposal that will be the student's plan for the final program course, CMGT 8800. Students must present a topic that is innovative, experimental or exploratory in their work context. The intent of the course deliverable, a professional project proposal, is to clearly outline the student's topic, objectives, methodologies, research requirements, schedule, and project deliverables. The project proposal will be held to the highest standards. It is recommended that this course be taken immediately prior to registering for CMGT 8800, Industry Based Project.


  • Successful completion of all program courses (with exception of CMGT 8800). Corequisites: Minimum of 2 years Related Work Experience; Industry Topic; and an Industry Sponsor.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CMGT 8700 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 78268


Sat Feb 18 - Sat Mar 25 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 78268
  • $327.72
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 18 - Mar 25 N/A N/A Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Mandatory prerequisite: All CMGT courses as this is your 2nd to last course to be taken. To register e-mail with your request, your name, your transcripts, your Industry project topic and your student ID number.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Formulate a conceptual plan based on a pre-approved industry topic.
  • Use clear and concise language in appropriate technical style.
  • Format and structure information into appropriate segments of a project proposal.
  • Apply analytical methodologies into research findings.
  • Produce a literature review to support the feasibility of their project.
  • Communicate the proposal writing process in a progress memo.
  • Cite and record references in APA style within the text and reference list.
  • Write a professional proposal that meets both industry and the BTech CM program standards.

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

Industry Based Project Proposal (CMGT 8700) 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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