2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2021  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

AECT 400 - Construction Project Management

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): CNST 270 

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

The principles of project management are applied to case studies of actual construction projects. Topics include estimating and bidding, construction site planning, material and equipment procurement, project cost control, scheduling, coordination of subcontractors, along with resource and labor management; including pre-purchasing of materials and “Project Labor Agreement (PLAs),” are covered in detail. In addition, further experience with construction related software is applied throughout the course (MS Project, Prolog, MS Excel, CADD, and other related software).

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will research and complete assignments on case studies of projects pertaining to proper and improper use(s) of Project Management
  2. Students will analyze past and present projects and use these real life projects to implement their knowledge on these items.
  3. Students will understand how to implement quality control measures, value engineering, procurement, team organization, project start-up, site planning, cost and schedule control measures, project closeout, and other related topics.
  4. Students will realize business risks associated with performing construction related work and how to successfully manage construction operations to help control this factor.
  5. Students will realistically demonstrate the project management processes that are necessary to successfully complete a complex construction development through the use of construction project management tools & software.