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BLDT 2061 - Computer Applications in Construction

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Presents practical computer applications with an emphasis on construction documentation, economic problems, estimating and scheduling associated with project and construction management of construction projects. Topics include use of MS Excel and MS Project software.


Successful completion of Construction Operations program or departmental approval and a background in a Windows and Excel environments.





Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 74143

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 334


Samir Buchahin

Course Outline



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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 50864

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 333



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim



Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify various forms of construction documents.
  • Produce Change Order forms.
  • Apply appropriate MS Excel features to insure document accuracy and efficiently produce documents.
  • Apply appropriate financial functions in MS Excel for calculations related to the construction process.
  • Create Application for Payment forms.
  • Generate sequence of applications for payment.
  • Create a project plan by using MS Project software.
  • Analyze a project plan and implement scheduling techniques to improve efficiency.
  • Add resources and cost components to a project plan in MS Project.
  • Resolve potential scheduling issues.
  • Generate relevant reports in different project phases.
  • Track project progress and update a project plan.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

BLDT 2061 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Construction Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step
Author Curtis Frye
Publisher Microsoft Press
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-73569-880-2
Price $33.95

Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step
Author Carl Chatfield, Timothy Johnson
Publisher Microsoft Press
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-73569-874-1
Price $40.95

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.


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