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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 - $1,030.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 51080

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, Project Proposals and at least 15 courses from the core CMGT program must be completed before you can register. E-mail dept with your ID number to enroll.

Fall 2018

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

CRN 32984

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,030.08

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. CMGT 8700 must be completed before enrolment into this course. To register contact mivens@bcit.ca with your name and student number.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 34722

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$356.21

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is for CMGT 8800 students who need to re-register for an extension for 8800. You must enrol into this class "before" the 52 week (1 year) deadline has passed for the CMGT 8800 course. If you miss the dealine you must once again register into the 52 week CMGT 8800 course and not this 26 week (6 month) extension one. To enrol, e-mail the program head, beth_renwick@bcit.ca with your name and student number and indicate what your progress is for the final project.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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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