A successful career in construction management begins with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of building, estimations, and project management.
Stratford's Contractor/Construction Management course covers the basics of construction management and includes modules on measurements, estimations, job site management, general construction knowledge and more.
Stratford's home study program can help students gain a valuable knowledge base that could help them directly on the job or in working on their own projects.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of jobs for Construction Managers is projected to increase by 5% through 2024.*
Introduction To Construction Management A Typical Construction Project
Duties and Responsibilities of a Construction Manager
Hiring of Construction Managers
Profile of the Construction Trades You Will Be Supervising
A Crash Course in Project Planning
Computer Assisted Drafting and Design
What is Construction Management? Scope of the Industry
A Historical Perspective
The Project Players
The Construction Project
Project Delivery Methods
How We Get the Work
Making the Bid/No Bid Decision
Construction Specification Institute
Job Site Management Estimating Project Costs
Characteristics of a Good Estimator
Coordinating the Construction Details
When Things Go Wrong
Job Site Management Techniques
Project Planning and Scheduling
Factors Affecting Project Performance
Monitoring Project Performance
Managing Quality and Safety
The Economics of Quality and Safety
Managing Project Risks
Building Information Modeling
Measurement in Residential Construction Estimation Estimates in the Residential Construction Industry
Principles of Measurement for Estimating
Measuring Excavation and Site Work
Measuring Concrete Work
Measuring Carpentry Work
Measuring Masonry and Finishes
Pricing and Residential Construction Estimation Estimating Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical Work
Pricing General Expenses
Pricing Labor and Equipment
Pricing Subcontractors Work
Preparing a Bill of Materials
Managing Subcontractor Pricing Procedures
Estimation Summaries and Bids
Estimates for Remodeling Work
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition
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