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BLDT 2061 - Computer Applications in Construction

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 74143

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 333



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Students must have basic computer experience, particularly experience in Windows, including basic understanding of Excel.

CRN 88351

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.

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   Certificate


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