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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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Habilidades que obtendrás

Project ManagementConstruction ManagementWork Breakdown StructureProject Planning
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Cursos 100 % en línea

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Calendar

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Beginner Level

Nivel principiante

Clock

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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English

Subtítulos: English...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en 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 videos (Total: 28 min), 1 reading
Video2 videos
Introduction To The Course Part 216m
Reading1 lectura
Course Survey10m
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2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 109 min), 1 quiz
Video12 videos
Construction Projects and Industry Characteristics10m
Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Industry9m
Program Project and Construction Management Introduction7m
Construction Management and Project Management8m
Program Management and Summary12m
Construction vs Manufacturing Industry Basics5m
Compare and Contrast the Construction and Manufacturing Industries7m
The Future of the Construction Industry9m
Introduction to the EAC Life Cycle8m
The Cost of Change in the EAC Lifecycle3m
Key EAC Lifecycle Questions14m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Construction Industry Overview20m
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2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 120 min), 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Project Development Cycle Part 212m
Contract Types15m
Project Delivery Methods9m
Contracting Strategy Assessment5m
CM at Risk and CM as Agency8m
Alliance Contracting and Public Private Partnerships8m
Types of Surety Bonds13m
Purchasing a Surety Bond10m
Terminating a Surety Bond7m
Surety Loss Data18m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on project delivery24m
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1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total: 64 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Lean Design and Delivery26m
Lean Design: Flow15m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Lean construction20m
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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 videos (Total: 64 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Safety in Construction Industry14m
Community Involvement in a Construction Project11m
Rating Systems for Construction Projects13m
The Envision Rating System11m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Sustainability in construction20m
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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 videos (Total: 48 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Barriers to Learning and Change10m
Safety Performance Models7m
Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems9m
Making EHS Work for You11m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
EHS10m
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2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 114 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
The Role of CM and Design Management28m
Technology and The Role of CM26m
Technology and The Role of Facility Management10m
Virtual Reality in Construction Management16m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Technology trends in construction20m
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2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 69 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Cost Risks: Construction Projects15m
Cost Risks: Operations21m
ESPIRIT: A Framework for Understanding Risk18m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
International development20m
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Principales revisiones

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.

Instructor

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

Acerca de Columbia University

For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society....

Acerca del programa especializado 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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