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Construction Project Management introduces you to Project Initiation and Planning. Industry experts join Columbia University professor, Ibrahim Odeh, to give an overview of the construction industry. Professor Odeh teaches the fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle while guest lecturers discuss Lean Project Delivery method and Lean Design Behaviors. Technological advances, such as Building Information Modeling, will be introduced with real world examples of the uses of BIM during the Lifecycle of the Project. The course concludes with Professor Odeh discussing the importance of project planning and scheduling and an opportunity to develop a Work Breakdown Structure....
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Approx. 28 hours to complete

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Project ManagementConstruction ManagementWork Breakdown StructureProject Planning
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Approx. 28 hours to complete

Sugerido: This course is rigorous and learners are expected to dedicate 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week....
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Course Overview

Welcome to Construction Project Initiation and Planning. Meet your Instructor, Dr. Ibrahim Odeh, and learn what will be covered in the Construction Management Specialization and, more specifically, in this course, Construction Project Initiation and Planning, the first of the specialization series. ...
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 28 min), 1 leitura
Video2 videos
Introduction To The Course Part 216min
Reading1 leituras
Course Survey10min
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2 horas para concluir

Construction Industry Overview

Gregory Sauter, President of Crossroads Advisory and Founder of Smart City Works Infrastructure Actuator, introduces the Engineering and Construction Industry. Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President of AECOM Global Programs, compares Program Management (PgM), Project Management (PM), and Construction Management (CM). The module ends with Professor Odeh distinguishing between construction and manufacturing processes....
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12 vídeos (Total de 109 min), 1 teste
Video12 videos
Construction Projects and Industry Characteristics10min
Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Industry9min
Program Project and Construction Management Introduction7min
Construction Management and Project Management8min
Program Management and Summary12min
Construction vs Manufacturing Industry Basics5min
Compare and Contrast the Construction and Manufacturing Industries7min
The Future of the Construction Industry9min
Introduction to the EAC Life Cycle8min
The Cost of Change in the EAC Lifecycle3min
Key EAC Lifecycle Questions14min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on Construction Industry Overview20min
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2 horas para concluir

Project Delivery

Professor Odeh introduces the fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle. Phillip White, a lawyer with the international firm Dentons, provides insight into Contract Types. William J. McConnell, CEO of the Vertex Companies, reviews the basics of surety bonding and Tim McManus, Vice President of Capital Projects and Infrastructure Projects at McKinsey and Company, discusses Project Delivery Methods and Surety Bonds. ...
Reading
11 vídeos (Total de 120 min), 1 teste
Video11 videos
Project Development Cycle Part 212min
Contract Types15min
Project Delivery Methods9min
Contracting Strategy Assessment5min
CM at Risk and CM as Agency8min
Alliance Contracting and Public Private Partnerships8min
Types of Surety Bonds13min
Purchasing a Surety Bond10min
Terminating a Surety Bond7min
Surety Loss Data18min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on project delivery24min
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1 hora para concluir

Lean Project Delivery

Architect Sam Spada, discusses the Lean Project Delivery method and Lean Design Behaviors. Lean project delivery is a project management process that strips away unnecessary effort, time and cost in the planning, design and construction of capital projects to deliver what the Owner values. ...
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3 vídeos (Total de 64 min), 1 teste
Video3 videos
Lean Design and Delivery26min
Lean Design: Flow15min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Lean construction20min
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1 hora para concluir

Sustainability in the Construction Industry

Ryan Prime, Sustainability Director for Skanska USA, discusses Sustainable Development; development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Ryan will also review sustainability rating systems focusing specifically on the Envision Rating System. ...
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5 vídeos (Total de 64 min), 1 teste
Video5 videos
Safety in Construction Industry14min
Community Involvement in a Construction Project11min
Rating Systems for Construction Projects13min
The Envision Rating System11min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Sustainability in construction20min
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Environment, Health and Safety of Construction Processes

Paul Haining, Chief Environmental Officer for Skanska USA, stresses the importance of Environmental, Health and Safety in Construction Processes....
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5 vídeos (Total de 48 min), 1 teste
Video5 videos
Barriers to Learning and Change10min
Safety Performance Models7min
Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems9min
Making EHS Work for You11min
Quiz1 exercício prático
EHS10min
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2 horas para concluir

Building Information Modeling and Technology Trends in Construction

Dareen Salama of the STV Group introduces Building Information Management (BIM) and illustrates the uses of BIM during the Lifecycle of the Project....
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5 vídeos (Total de 114 min), 1 teste
Video5 videos
The Role of CM and Design Management28min
Technology and The Role of CM26min
Technology and The Role of Facility Management10min
Virtual Reality in Construction Management16min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Technology trends in construction20min
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2 horas para concluir

International View of Construction Projects

Bob Preto, Chairman and CEO of Strategic Program Management LLC, discusses international development and construction projects. The major challenge of international projects is risk; understanding risk, allocating risk and managing risk. In this module, you will learn to identify the types of risks found in international construction projects and learn a framework to use to understand risk. ...
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 69 min), 1 teste
Video4 videos
Cost Risks: Construction Projects15min
Cost Risks: Operations21min
ESPIRIT: A Framework for Understanding Risk18min
Quiz1 exercício prático
International development20min
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Melhores avaliações

por JJDec 10th 2016

Great course and right examples and very detail explanation of fundamentals, in my opinion being clear in fundamental of subject would be easier to get mastered. This course provided that to me.

por AMJan 15th 2018

I had a great time learning about Construction and Project Management, all the modules were awesome. My personal favorite: Tech Trends. I hope you learn as much as I did, totally recommend this.

Instrutores

Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Construction Management

Construction Management is the planning, coordinating, and building of a project from conception to completion. This specialization is intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects looking to advance their careers. Students interested in learning about construction project management would also benefit from this specialization....
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