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CMGT 7246 - Quality Management in Construction

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Management of quality is essential for high performance organizations. This course introduces fundamentals and definitions of ISO 9000, requirements of ISO 9001, and includes preparing quality plans and work methods per ISO 9001. Successful participants will receive an IRCA Certificate of Completion for this ISO 9000:2015 Series Training Course. Goals and Objectives for this Quality Series (which includes CMGT 7246 and CMGT 7255) follow. For CMGT 7246, these include a grounding in the fundamentals of ISO 9000-2015 and requirements of ISO 9001-2015 with an emphasis on writing quality plans; a classroom presentation which will demonstrate the application of an ISO 9001 Quality Procedure; and development of a Quality Manual and a Work Method as practised in the construction industry. Additionally, CMGT 7255 will provide practice and skill development in Internal Auditing per the requirements of Ashbrooke Quality Assurance and International Registrar of Certificated Auditors (IRCA). The cumulative objective for students taking this Quality Series is to achieve fluency in ISO 9001 quality systems; increase ability to implement project level Quality Control activities; intern capability as a Quality Assurance representative in Design, Construction, and other venues; and eligibility (subject to audit experience) for Internal Auditor certification.


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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80914

Sat Jan 19 - Wed Mar 20 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 19 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 320
Jan 23 - Mar 20 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE23 Rm. 101


Jim Turnham

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Mandatory first class/lab will be on Sat. Jan 19 - full day. The remaining 9 classes will start on Wednesday Jan 23 - evenings. Purchase manual from BCIT bookstore. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this course.

Two seats remaining as of Dec 12, 2018 8:26 am PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of CMGT 7246, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the standards for specification of quality in the construction industry.
  • Examine the concepts of ISO 9001-2015 and present to class a Quality Element and its function.
  • Prepare a Quality Plan for his/her company or for a project relevant to his/her industry.
  • Prepare a Work Method for a familiar construction activity.
  • Evaluate the application and benefits of Quality Management within a corporate structure.
  • Interpret case histories and the consequences of poor quality practices.
  • Apply expertise and knowledge learned to the role of QC Representative for a construction company.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

CMGT 7246 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

Cmgt 7246 Quality Management Procedures Manual (Nov 2018)
Author Cmgt
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $8.50


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