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CMGT 8700 - Industry Based Project Proposal

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

The goal of this course is to design and develop a formal proposal that will be the student's plan for the final program course, CMGT 8800. Students must present a topic that is innovative, experimental or exploratory in their work context. The intent of the course deliverable, a professional project proposal, is to clearly outline the student's topic, objectives, methodologies, research requirements, schedule, and project deliverables. The project proposal will be held to the highest standards. It is recommended that this course be taken immediately prior to registering for CMGT 8800, Industry Based Project.


Successful completion of all program courses (with exception of CMGT 8800) and Department Approval. Corequisites: Related Work Experience – 2 years minimum (with supporting documentation) Industry Topic Industry Sponsor (tentative agreement to participate)





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 59515

Sat Apr 24 - Sat May 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 24 - May 29 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Laurie Izgerean

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. MANDATORY PREREQUISITE: All of the CMGT core courses 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, a self audit showing all CMGT core courses complete, your project topic and a resume if you were accepted with less than 2 years work experience. 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 personal contact info is up to date on
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Formulate a conceptual plan based on a pre-approved industry topic.
  • Use clear and concise language in appropriate technical style.
  • Format and structure information into appropriate segments of a project proposal.
  • Apply analytical methodologies into research findings.
  • Produce a literature review to support the feasibility of their project.
  • Communicate the proposal writing process in a progress memo.
  • Cite and record references in APA style within the text and reference list.
  • Write a professional proposal that meets both industry and the BTech CM program standards.

Effective as of Fall 2021

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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