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Construction Project Supervision

20-455-1 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Experienced construction supervisors and commercial construction workers seeking advanced project management skills will find them here. You’ll learn how to manage projects, estimate costs and schedule jobs. You will also learn how to keep workers safe on the job and how to manage contracts. Field study allows you to investigate a specific area of project supervision and you’ll gain experience through an internship.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (15 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Construction Estimating (CMT)
    10-455-106
    2Credit
    48
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 48
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10455106
    • Credits: 2.00

    Teaches students the basics of construction estimating with an emphasis on quantity takeoff procedures for both detailed and conceptual estimates. Additional topics include types of estimates, types of contracts and evaluation of subcontractors. Students use Microsoft Excel software to prepare a detailed estimate from a set of working drawings.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455112 - Exterior Enclosure Sys (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455118 - Interior Bldg Finishes (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455130 - Constr Materials Methods2(CMT)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455109 - Construction Scheduling (CMT)

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SUPERVISION (20-455-1)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455109 - Construction Scheduling (CMT)

  • Construction Contracts and Law (CMT)
    10-455-108
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455108
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the legal aspects of construction. Topics include types of contracts, contract procedures and documents, responsibilities of contractors and owners, reporting requirements, insurance, bonds, and change order management.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Construction Scheduling (CMT)
    10-455-109
    2Credit
    48
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 48
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10455109
    • Credits: 2.00

    Teaches students to plan and schedule construction projects. Provides information on establishing schedule activities, durations and logic. Students will manually draw and calculate CPM (critical path method) schedules. Students are also introduced to computer-aided scheduling.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455112 - Exterior Enclosure Sys (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455118 - Interior Bldg Finishes (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455130 - Constr Materials Methods2(CMT)

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SUPERVISION (20-455-1)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

  • Software Fundamentals for Construction (CMT)
    10-455-110
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455110
    • Credits: 1.00

    Applies business and construction software solutions to functional applications in construction. Explores and applies applications utilizing software that is needed to write and create documents, presentations, emails, and spreadsheets. Explores the use of project management and document management software. Collaborates with software and practices the use of business communication platforms utilized in the construction industry.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Construction Financial Management (CMT)
    10-455-123
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455123
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces the principles of financial management used by construction companies including budget management and cash flow. Emphasis is on the construction manager's role in project profitability. Analyses of construction economic factors through cost, schedule and productivity management. Topics include project cash flow, billing, budget status reports, true profit and value engineering studies.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • ACCTG 10101107 - Accounting, Principles of

    • TECMANUF 10455106 - Construction Estimating (CMT)

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    OR ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455106 - Construction Estimating (CMT)

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4) Program of Study

  • Construction Safety Management (CMT)
    10-455-127
    2Credit
    36
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 67.5
    • Course Number: 10455127
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides training in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Teaches strategies for creating a successful safety management plan. Students receive their OSHA 30-hr. Construction Safety card upon successful completion.

    CONSTRUCTION PLANS (10-455-4) / (20-455-1) / (20-455-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION (10-522-6)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Career and Technical Education Instruction (10-522-6) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602005 - CTEI Uniforms/Orientation

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Construction Supervision (CMT)
    10-455-140
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455140
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the function of construction supervision. Practices routine communication, reporting, and documentation techniques. Executes daily and weekly task requirements of a superintendent. Focuses on the oversight of project schedules, site logistics, safety, trade labor coordination, and quality control.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4) / CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR (20-455-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455112 - Exterior Enclosure Sys (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455118 - Interior Bldg Finishes (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455130 - Constr Materials Methods2(CMT)

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SUPERVISION (20-455-1) / CONSTRUCTION, SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (20-455-4)

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) OR Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4)

  • Construction Project Management (CMT)
    10-455-150
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455150
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the leadership skills of a Construction Project Manager. Interactively explores the function and practice of leading a project team. Executes project initiation, planning, execution and control, and closeout activities. Practices effective communications techniques, human resource interface, and balance of workplace culture.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455108 - Const Contracts and Law (CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4) Program of Study

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