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Check out this informative webinar recorded on April 21, 2021 with instructor Eman Al-Ali.

Course Description

From HVAC to AutoCAD, Construction Management, Home Inspection and more, Dalhousie offers a range of 100% online certificates that can quickly get you ready for a career in the growing construction industry. Join us for a FREE webinar on Tuesday, November 1 at 12PM. One of our experts will walk you through what we offer and how you can take advantage of the job opportunities in this booming sector. Please click here to register.
This course is 56 learning hours inclusive of 6 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

This third and final course in the Certificate in Construction Management looks at valve engineering, quality and assurance, and health and safety in construction. It then focuses on industrial relations and takes an in-depth look at claims, liability, and dispute resolution. The course concludes with a focus on the current state of the art of professional construction management along with a lesson on Project Management Institute (PMI) and Professional Project Manager (PMP) certifications.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour online live session with the instructor. There is a total of six hours of live sessions in this course. Students who are absent for a live session will have access to a recording.

  • Week 1: Value Engineering
  • Week 2: Quality Assurance
  • Week 3: Health and Safety in Construction / Risk Management, Insurance, Bonding, Liens. and Licensing
  • Week 4: Industrial Relations
  • Week 5: Claims, Liability, and Dispute Resolution
  • Week 6: Current State of the Art of Professional Construction Management / Project Management Institute (PMI) and Project Manager Professional (PMP) Certifications

What You Will Learn

  • Quality assurance and how it works
  • Health and safety protocols in construction
  • Industrial relations
  • How to resolve disputes along with claims and liability
  • Information on PMI and PMP certifications

Notes

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Construction Management.

The Faculty of OLCD recommends an intermediate level of English language proficiency for the most effective learning and participation in our online and face-to-face courses. A list of the minimum recommended scores on some common English tests can be found on our website. If you have questions about your English language proficiency and ability to succeed in this course, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • Construction managers
  • Project managers and architects
  • Owners of construction companies and their staff
  • Engineers, engineering technicians, and students of all disciplines
  • Developers and construction contractors
  • Construction Specialty Sub-contractors

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Business Methods in Managing Construction
Type
Online - Self-Paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2022 to Mar 31, 2023
Total Learning Hours
56.0
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Professional Construction Management: Including CM, Design-Construct and General Contracting
Authors: Donald S. Barrie; Boyd C. Paulson
Edition: 3rd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
ISBN: 9780070038899
Section Title
Business Methods in Managing Construction
Type
Online - Scheduled
Days
Thursday
Time
8:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 11, 2023 to Jun 15, 2023
Type
Online Examination
Dates
Jun 15, 2023 to Jun 29, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
56.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Professional Construction Management: Including CM, Design-Construct and General Contracting
Authors: Donald S. Barrie; Boyd C. Paulson
Edition: 3rd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
ISBN: 9780070038899
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