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Leadership and Interpersonal Skills CMGT 7535

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Provides the essential skills to manage a diverse construction workforce. Factors influencing performance, personality, culture and organizational norms, as well as the practical application of modern management concepts and techniques will be discussed. Skills will be developed through lecture, casework, assignments and discussions. Students are expected to complete several leadership and interpersonal skills related to the assignments in class. These skill developments provide the opportunity for practical application of the key course concepts being taught. Students are expected to actively participate in small group exercises by: working in teams on assigned tasks, contributing their ideas and showing group effort, as well as following through on their commitments and tasks assigned and using effective communication skills appropriate for the situation.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$662.26

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of CMGT 7535 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 39029

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39029
  • $662.26
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 401
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$662.26

Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Differentiate leadership from management in the construction industry.
  • Apply the 'Leadership Framework' to workplace situations.
  • Develop effective teams by applying the appropriate leadership style.
  • Employ a motivation-oriented approach with individuals and groups.
  • Communicate effectively with people who are of different personality types.
  • Effectively address conflict situations.
  • Critically analyze the work environment and its complexities on typical project sites.
  • Contribute positively to organizational change.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills (CMGT 7535) 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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