Build like the Ancients – Construction Project Management

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As long as there have been complex building projects, there have been Project Managers. For centuries, the person overseeing the construction of a complex building was often the architect, which is thought to be the case in ancient structures like the Great Pyramids of Egypt and the aqueducts of Rome.

Times change and more and more details of managing a construction project can be done digitally and that trend is expected to grow. Mobile-friendly technology and software are set to play a major role in the field, as a younger workforce is more comfortable with the technology, and it will allow the work to be managed and tracked from anywhere.

The field of construction project management is diverse and enormously complex. There are several major classifications of construction that differ uniquely from each other: residential, commercial building, heavy highway, utility, and industrial projects. Some of the responsibilities of the construction project manager are…

  • Project management planning
  • Cost management
  • Time management
  • Quality management
  • Contract administration
  • Safety management
  • Construction management professional practices (manage the team working on the project, define each person’s role and responsibilities, etc.)

This NCCER Construction Project Management Certification program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge of planning and design, cost estimating, contracts, specifications, scheduling, and the practical application of project management techniques necessary to be a construction project manager. Even the first two classes, we will introduce students to MS Office 365 for Construction so they can become familiar with the desktop tools and communication methods used throughout the class.

This course of study is designed for those who are currently project managers to be more fully equipped for the day to day rigors of the professional project manager.  For those who aspire to become project managers, this course of study will provide you with a solid foundation to begin your career as a project manager and to meet other industry professionals who can help you in achieving your goal. Our instructor will walk you through a project from start to finish. The program includes textbook, certification & wallet card, and a Microsoft Project trial subscription.

Learn more about our Construction Project Management Fast-Track Career Training Program.