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CMGT 8435 - Construction Enterprise Management

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Participants will be introduced to the primary elements of the start-up and management of a construction company. Start-up sections include strategic planning, business plan development and marketing. Construction management sections include strategic alignment, bidding, estimating, procurement, costing, changes to the contract and a communication workshop.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program or department approval

Credits

2.5

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Select a business entity format.
  • Assess one's capabilities & resources in terms of start-up requirements.
  • Develop a Business Plan.
  • Identify and manage risk.
  • Identify sources of clients.
  • Establish clients through strategic alignment, partnering and marketing.
  • Understand the bidding, estimating and closing process.
  • Understand the change order process.
  • Recognize the responsibilities of the owner, consultants and contractor.
  • Improve communication and organizational skills for the fast-paced construction environment.

Effective as of Winter 2012

Related Programs

CMGT 8435 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

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