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CMGT 8800 - Industry Based Project

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

In conjunction with an industry sponsor, the student solves a technical problem relating to construction. The research project must contain some elements that are innovative, experimental, or exploratory in nature. A department committee will supervise the progress of the project, provide guidance and direction where appropriate, and evaluate the final report and its presentation.

Prerequisite(s)

CMGT 8700 and departmental approval.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,009.88

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 46747

Start any time

This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Beth Renwick

Course Outline

Cost

$1,009.88

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. CMGT 8700 must be successfully completed before you can register for this course. All course work to be done through self study. To register e-mail mivens@bcit.ca or beth_renwick@bcit.ca with your student ID. Please do not request registration until you have your grades from CMGT 8700.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 73322

Start any time

This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 26 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Beth Renwick

Course Outline

Cost

$349.23

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is for students who are currently registered in the 52 week CMGT 8800 course and have not completed their final project within the one year alotted. If you need an extention e-mail beth_renwick@bcit.ca with your request, name and student ID.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Work directly with an industry sponsor on an applied research project.
    • Solicit and obtain and industry sponsor.
    • Liaise and communicate effectively with the industry sponsor.
    • Identify a topic area of mutual interest to the sponsor and the student.
    • Develop a preliminary discussion document for submission to the industry sponsor.
  • Research the topic area of interest.
    • Assess current practices and standards employed by the industry.
    • Perform a literature review to determine state of the art and future trends in this field.
  • Submit a formal proposal.
    • Develop a project proposal following standard proposal format guidelines.
    • Apply technical writing skills to ensure clarity, good grammar, correct punctuation, proper mechanics and accurate documentation.
    • Perform proposed revisions as specified by industry and/or faculty.
  • Prepare an interim progress report.
    • Communicate with industry and faculty on a regular basis.
    • Review overall current project progress.
    • Submit an interim progress report and carry out necessary project modifications as required.
  • Submit a formal industry sponsored technical report.
    • Develop a final report following standard report format guidelines.
    • Apply technical writing skills to ensure clarity, good grammar, correct punctuation, proper mechanics and accurate documentation.
    • Document project methodology to enable independent repetition and verification of research.
    • Record project observations/results in a logical and concise manner.
    • Evaluate/discuss results and information collected.
    • Draw effective and meaningful conclusions from the research conducted.
    • Provide feasible recommendations/solutions to improve, correct, mitigate or revise current industry practices.

Effective as of Fall 2007

Related Programs

CMGT 8800 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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