Project Management

This four-module course focuses on subjects crucial to successful project management and is delivered over 8 days
(four two-day sessions – 4 Friday/Saturday) and contains 23 unique topics.
- Module 1 – Planning;
- Module 2 – Organizational Skills – Part A;
- Module 3 – Organizational Skills – Part B;
- Module 4 – Interpersonal Skills;


PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE - Module 1 – Planning 

  • Topic 1 - Introduction to Project Management
  • Topic 2 - Estimating – Understanding the Estimate Components and Ratios.
  • Topic 3 – Pre-Construction Planning
  • Topic 4 - The Schedule and Sequence of Work
  • Topic 5 - Finalizing the Job Budget
  • Topic 6 - Pre-Fabrication and Profitability

PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE - Module 2 – Organizational Skills – Part A


  • Topic 7 - Managing Change Orders
  • Topic 8 - Team Responsibilities and Communication
  • Topic 9 - Managing Information and Documentation
  • Topic 10 - Project Logs
  • Topic 11 - Time Management 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE - Module 3 – Organizational Skills - Part B

  • Topic 12 – Claim Prevention
  • Topic 13 – Labour Tracking
  • Topic 14 – Cash flow Management
  • Topic 15 - The Contract
  • Topic 16 - Managing the General Contractor and Subcontractors
  • Topic 17 - Project Closeout


PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE - Module 4 – Interpersonal Skills

  • Topic 18 - Selling 
  • Topic 19 - Negotiating
  • Topic 20 - Motivation (Motivating people for performance)
  • Topic 21 - Communications
  • Topic 22 – Values and ethics
  • Topic 23 - Leadership

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand and use proven principles to improve their project planning efforts.
  • Better understand and apply proven methods to better organize and manage themselves, their staff, subcontractors, vendors and their projects.
  • Improve their understanding of the reality of change orders and techniques to successfully manage them.
  • Improve their interpersonal skills to help better manage their team and all project participants.