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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.

2 videos (Total 28 minutos)
2 videos
Introduction To The Course Part 216m
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.

12 videos (Total 109 minutos), 1 quiz
12 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
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Construction Industry Overview20m
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.

11 videos (Total 120 minutos), 1 quiz
11 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
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on project delivery24m
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.

3 videos (Total 64 minutos), 1 quiz
3 videos
Lean Design and Delivery26m
Lean Design: Flow15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Lean construction20m
1 hora para completar

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.

5 videos (Total 64 minutos), 1 quiz
5 videos
Safety in Construction Industry14m
Community Involvement in a Construction Project11m
Rating Systems for Construction Projects13m
The Envision Rating System11m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Sustainability in construction20m
1 hora para completar

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.

5 videos (Total 48 minutos), 1 quiz
5 videos
Barriers to Learning and Change10m
Safety Performance Models7m
Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems9m
Making EHS Work for You11m
1 ejercicio de práctica
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.

5 videos (Total 114 minutos), 1 quiz
5 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
1 ejercicio de práctica
Technology trends in construction20m
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.

4 videos (Total 69 minutos), 1 quiz
4 videos
Cost Risks: Construction Projects15m
Cost Risks: Operations21m
ESPIRIT: A Framework for Understanding Risk18m
1 ejercicio de práctica
International development20m
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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.



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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Acerca del programa especializado Gestión de obras

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....
Gestión de obras

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