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Printed on 2/27/2020

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

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.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Construction Estimating (CMT)
10-455-106
2Credit
48
60
N/A
48 hours in class and estimate 60 hours outside of class. 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.
Prereq: College Tech Math 1 or 1A (10804115/10804113) Coreq: Construction Scheduling (10455109)
Construction Management Internship (CMT)
10-455-107
2Credit
405
10
N/A
405 hours in class and estimate 10 hours outside of class. Provides on-the-job learning for students to work within the management function of a residential, commercial, or industrial contractor, developer, or consultant. Students are responsible for securing their own employment--with assistance from the instructor. Students currently employed in the construction industry may receive credit for prior learning.
Prereq: Intro to Construction Mgmt (10455102); Construction Safety Mgmt (10455103) if admitted to Construction Mgmt program. If admitted to Construction Project certificate, Construction Safety Mgmt (10455103).
Construction Contracts and Law (CMT)
10-455-108
2Credit
36
72
N/A
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. 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: Active in Construction Mgmt, HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103; OR Active in Const Small Bus Mgmt or Const Proj Sup cert; OR Not pursuing a degree
Construction Scheduling (CMT)
10-455-109
2Credit
48
60
N/A
48 hours in class and estimate 60 hours outside of class. 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.
Prereq: Admission to Construction Management Technology or Construction Project Supervision
Construction Project Management (CMT)
10-455-113
2Credit
36
72
N/A
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Focuses on the day-to-day activities of managing a construction project emphasizing the importance of communication skills. Topics include progress meetings, submittals, field contract, RFI's (requests for information), change orders and project inspection.
Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology plan or Construction Project Supervision certificate or Construction Small Business Management certificate, Construction Contracts and Law 10455108
Construction Financial Management (CMT)
10-455-123
2Credit
36
72
N/A
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. 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: Active in Construction Mgmt Tech plan, Construction Estimating 10455106, Principles of Accounting 10101107; OR Active in Construction Proj Supervision cert, Construction Estimating 10455106; OR Active in Construction Small Business Mgmt
Construction Management Field Study (CMT)
10-455-125
1Credit
58
8
N/A
58 hours in class and estimate 8 hours outside of class. Provides the student an opportunity to pursue and study, in depth, a specific Construction Management function or practice to enhance personal interest or apply towards their base learning knowledge for enhancement and marketability in a specific construction field. Preparation, study and evaluation will be done in the form of research and presentation or in the form of a standardized professional certification and discussion.
Prereq: Intro to Construction Mgmt (10455102); Construction Safety Mgmt (10455103) if admitted to Construction Mgmt program. If admitted to Construction Project certificate, Construction Safety Mgmt (10455103).
Construction Safety Management (CMT)
10-455-127
2Credit
45
68
N/A
45 hours in class and estimate 68 hours outside of class. 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.
Prereq: Active in Construction Mgmt plan or cert; ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read/Sent 250+, ACT Read/Engl 18+, HS GPA 2.75+, Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree

Expected Competencies


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