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Posted: August 15, 2018

Construction Project Management

Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)
Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers and how to successfully manage a complex project.
 
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
 
• Understand the importance of project planning
• Understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK 5th Ed)
• Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase Orders for the project
• Use risk management tools and mitigate for risk
• Understand the estimating process
• Understand the importance of scheduling and use appropriate scheduling tools
• Understand expectations management and adapt communication accordingly
• Understand the components of projects – labour, materials and overheads – and use of techniques to maximize job profitability and minimize costs
• Do post-mortem analysis after project completion
• Understand the impact and methodology of construction cost control
• Use of site and office project cost control methods
• Use Construction Industry Codes to analyse costs vs budget
• Adapt the project estimate to a project budget
• Understand how job costing fits within the overall accounting systems
• Understand Return on Investment (ROI) and how this impacts required project profit margins
• Understand the contract process from bidding to project close-out
• Use of job profit forecasting methods to integrate into company forecasting systems
• Understand the importance of cash flow projections for construction companies
 
Two days (16 hours) of lessons with instructors plus an online portion involving research, reading and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors. 
 
To receive your CPD accredited certificate you must complete the online portion after the 2 day course. 
 
What previous participants have said:
"Mark is filled with knowledge and experience, and shares them seamlessly with the course students."
 "There was lots of info to get through in two days and he kept me interested throughout."
 "Course was very thorough, good breakdown of the theory and practical applications."

Date: October 18 - 19, 2018
Event Type: Course
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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