British Columbia Institute of


CMGT 8700 - Project Proposals

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course is intended to be taken just prior to completion of the program. It will help you to prepare an effective proposal for submission to the department for CMGT 8800 – Industry Based Project. Your industry sponsor is expected to provide occasional guidance and support relating to this activity. It is advised that you have both an industry sponsor and a topic chosen for your industry-based project before you register for this course. Alternatively, you could write a “mock” proposal (with a pre-chosen topic) for the course and then a second one once you have identified your sponsor and project.


CMGT 7800 and departmental approval.





Winter 2019

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

CRN 78268

Sat Mar 02 - Sat Apr 06 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 02 - Apr 06 Online


Laurie Izgerean

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Mandatory prerequisite: More than 15 CMGT/EENG courses & CMGT 7800 or EENG 8900. (EENG 8901 is equivalent to CMGT 8700.) To register e-mail with your request, your name and student number. It is advised you have a topic chosen for your Final Industry Project before you register for this course.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 59515

Sat Apr 27 - Sat Jun 01 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jun 01 Online



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. MANDATORY PREREQUISITE: CMGT 7800 or EENG 8900 and more than 15 "completed" CMGT or EENG courses (EENG 8901 is equivalent to CMGT 8700.) It is recommended you have your Final Project topic chosen before you enrol into this course. To register e-mail with your name and student number. This is an on line course. Prior to the first class an e-mail with the course info will be e-mailed to you. Pls be sure your BCIT contact info is up to date to do so log in to

Learning Outcomes

The student will write a professional proposal that meets both industry and the Construction Management Program standards for style, format, and language by integrating the following skills into the writing process:

  • Analyzing audience and purpose accurately.
  • Developing a strategic writing plan appropriate for proposals.
  • Using clear and concise language in appropriate technical style.
  • Formatting and structuring information into appropriate segments of a proposal.
  • Integrating argumentative methodologies into the proposal.
  • Demonstrating thorough research and publication review techniques.
  • Documenting research sources in a manner consistent with accepted practices.

Effective as of Winter 2010

Related Programs

CMGT 8700 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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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 Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Writing In The Technical Fields
Author Ewald
Publisher Oxf
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19902-149-9
Price $79.95

Spring/Summer 2019

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course.


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