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Please consider joining our global online classroom for an enriching and interactive experience to further your career.
While this virus is impacting everyone differently, this online program is continuing as planned. Please consider joining our global online classroom for an enriching and interactive experience to further your career.

STARTS ON

September 24, 2020

DURATION

3 Months, Online
4-6 hours per week

STARTS ON

September 24, 2020

DURATION

3 Months, Online
4-6 hours per week

WHY ENROLL FOR THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE?

With trillions of dollars being invested in megaprojects across the globe and a steady expansion of residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects, the construction industry is poised for a bright future and will need well-trained managers to oversee projects to completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is an excellent time to invest in your career as a construction project manager. Employment in the field, in the U.S Economy, is expected to grow by 10% through 2028, faster than the average of all other occupations. The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University Executive Education’s online certification course will prepare you to manage schedules, budgets, risks, regulations, and personnel in a construction industry engaged in building the world’s new residences, office buildings, and hospitals, retrofitting existing spaces, and supervising infrastructure megaprojects.

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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?

This course is designed for professionals working in the construction field who are interested in pursuing a more advanced management role. It will be particularly instructive for mid-career to senior construction professionals, project managers and engineers, especially those working in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and transport industries. Here are roles well suited to this certification course:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Lead Engineer
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Developer
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Planner
  • Scheduler
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Senior Site Engineer
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MODULES

  • Module 1: Construction Industry Overview
  • Module 2: Fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle
  • Module 3: Sustainable Development
  • Module 4: Trends and Risks in Construction Industry
  • Module 5: Planning a Project
  • Module 6: Introduction to Scheduling and Construction Activities
  • Module 7: Critical Path Method
  • Module 8: Activity on Arrow
  • Module 9: PERT and Range Estimation
  • Module 10: Role of Scheduler and Line of Balance
  • Module 11: Trends and Technologies in Scheduling
  • Module 12: Scheduling for Large Programs and Risk Management
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Faculty

Dr. Ibrahim Odeh
Dr. Ibrahim Odeh
Senior Lecturer of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia Engineering,
Founding Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management

Ibrahim S. Odeh focuses his studies and research on assisting construction firms with strategic management assignments in areas related to strategy and business development; infrastructure and construction market analysis; market entry strategy; and trends affecting the future of the construction market. The result of his work helped several companies in the decision-making processes to enter new geographical locations, expand to new markets, build new units within the same institutions, and differentiate firms during the pre-bidding process more...

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Certificate

Construction Project Management Course Certificate

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a verified digital certificate of completion from EMERITUS in collaboration with Columbia Engineering Executive Education.

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