Construction Project Management Fundamentals
1 hour 30 minutes
Understand your role and potential liabilities in construction project management.
There are many parties involved in a construction project – developers, attorneys, architects, engineers, contractors and their subcontractors, construction managers and owners; as well as employees at various levels of these parties. The management methods used by each party can have a direct effect on the execution and closeout of the project. As projects become more complex and greater risk is taken on by the parties, it is crucial that each party understand its role and potential liabilities in construction project management. This information will help the individuals of each party better understand their responsibilities to the project and provide suggestions for what to include in their contract and project execution documents. This topic will also introduce the various project phases, effective schedule and cost control methods, and proper transfer of information throughout the project life cycle. Learn the proper means for resolving change orders and time extensions during the project to ensure a timely and cost-effective closeout of the project.
• You will be able to define the contract documents for a more efficient project.
• You will be able to identify the necessary project control tools for your role.
• You will be able to recognize negative cost and schedule trends on the project.
• You will be able to review the proper documentation to closeout change orders and time extensions.