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Project ManagementConstruction ManagementWork Breakdown StructureProject Planning

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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 vidéos (Total 28 min)
2 vidéos
Introduction To The Course Part 216 min
2 heures pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 109 min), 1 quiz
12 vidéos
Construction Projects and Industry Characteristics10 min
Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Industry9 min
Program Project and Construction Management Introduction7 min
Construction Management and Project Management8 min
Program Management and Summary12 min
Construction vs Manufacturing Industry Basics5 min
Compare and Contrast the Construction and Manufacturing Industries7 min
The Future of the Construction Industry9 min
Introduction to the EAC Life Cycle8 min
The Cost of Change in the EAC Lifecycle3 min
Key EAC Lifecycle Questions14 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Construction Industry Overview20 min
2 heures pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 120 min), 1 quiz
11 vidéos
Project Development Cycle Part 212 min
Contract Types15 min
Project Delivery Methods9 min
Contracting Strategy Assessment5 min
CM at Risk and CM as Agency8 min
Alliance Contracting and Public Private Partnerships8 min
Types of Surety Bonds13 min
Purchasing a Surety Bond10 min
Terminating a Surety Bond7 min
Surety Loss Data18 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on project delivery24 min
1 heure pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 64 min), 1 quiz
3 vidéos
Lean Design and Delivery26 min
Lean Design: Flow15 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Lean construction20 min
1 heure pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 64 min), 1 quiz
5 vidéos
Safety in Construction Industry14 min
Community Involvement in a Construction Project11 min
Rating Systems for Construction Projects13 min
The Envision Rating System11 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Sustainability in construction20 min
1 heure pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 48 min), 1 quiz
5 vidéos
Barriers to Learning and Change10 min
Safety Performance Models7 min
Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems9 min
Making EHS Work for You11 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
EHS10 min
2 heures pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 114 min), 1 quiz
5 vidéos
The Role of CM and Design Management28 min
Technology and The Role of CM26 min
Technology and The Role of Facility Management10 min
Virtual Reality in Construction Management16 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Technology trends in construction20 min
2 heures pour terminer

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 vidéos (Total 69 min), 1 quiz
4 vidéos
Cost Risks: Construction Projects15 min
Cost Risks: Operations21 min
ESPIRIT: A Framework for Understanding Risk18 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
International development20 min
2 heures pour terminer

Role of a Construction Manager

Gus Maimis, Senior Vice President STV Construction, discusses the critical characteristics of a project manager and the most important aspects of being an effective project manager. You will learn how to build a project organizational chart and the understand the most common roles in a construction project. Gus provides insight into various methods of contracting a project manager may encounter when managing a project. The module ends with a review of the potential risks, from the project manager perspective, associated with a project. ...
7 vidéos (Total 76 min), 1 quiz
7 vidéos
The Project Organizational Chart5 min
Methods of Contracting11 min
Potential Project Risks11 min
Logistics and Planning14 min
Bidding and Levelling Sheets13 min
Change Order and Claim Management7 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Role of a project manager20 min
6 heures pour terminer

Introduction to Project Planning

Professor Odeh discusses the importance of project planning and scheduling. Planning provides a way to develop a framework for project execution, monitoring, and control. You will learn about and develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for a project. This module also covers standards and project coding in construction projects. You will learn how to define construction plans and build your activity list within a standard coding system. Project coding systems provide the framework for project planning and control as a means of communication....
9 vidéos (Total 100 min), 3 quiz
9 vidéos
The Project Planning Process12 min
Work Breakdown Structure15 min
Standard and Project Coding Part10 min
Project Coding7 min
Estimating Activity Duration Part 19 min
Estimating Activity Duration Part 29 min
Determining Job Logic9 min
Activity Relationships15 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Introduction to Project Planning20 min
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Meilleurs avis

par 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.

par 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.



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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À propos de la Spécialisation Gestion de la construction

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....
Gestion de la construction

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