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Construction Project Management

Certificate of Accomplishment | CND1

Program Overview

The Construction Project Management certificate program is a Project Management Institute (PMI)® registered program with all courses qualifying for 45 Professional Development Units (PDU's)/contact hours with PMI®.

With the growth of professional project management techniques, it is necessary for construction professionals to update their skills and effectively contribute to continuing the growth of the construction industry in North America. The goal of our program is to provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies to manage all types of construction projects of varying sizes. Classes are facilitated by industry professionals with an extensive background in the field.

This program is for you if you are a professional working in the field of project management, or if you are aiming to advance in the field of construction. You may be working for a developer, contractor, site manager, supervisor of construction works, estimator or you may be performing the role of resident consultant representative or contract administrator.

This certificate will assist you to advance in your profession by providing the necessary tools and recognized credentials. This certificate covers a broad range of subjects which will prepare you to manage projects for success.

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning is a recognized Authorized Training Partner with the Project Management Institute (ATP REP # 1672). PMI® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

PMI®, PMP®,  CAPM®, and PMBOK® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Learner Focus 

  • this program is great if you just want to upgrade your skills in this area OR 
  • start and build your skills for an entry level position in this area

Delivery Mode

All Faculty of Applied Sciences Technology Continuous Professional Learning courses in this program are being offered in an online virtual classroom unless otherwise specified (for example lab required components). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Those who successfully complete the program are eligible to receive a certificate of accomplishment from Humber College. If you are not able to complete the entire program, you may be eligible to receive a micro-credential based on successful completion of certain courses.  If you are looking for more information, please see our contact information below. One of our staff will reach out to you as soon as possible.

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Curriculum

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Course Name 2022/2023 Academic Year 2023/2024 Academic Year 2024/2025 Academic Year
Compulsory Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
CNST 300: Fundamentals of Construction Project Management
CNST 301: Construction Risk Project Management
CNST 311: Construction Project Planning
CNST 312: Construction Cost Value Management
CNST 313: Construction Project Procurement Management
CNST 314: Development Economics for Construction Projects

Compulsory Courses

CNST 300 Fundamentals of Construction Project Management
  Start Date: January 2023, May 2023  
This course covers the principles and the practice of professional project management applied to construction projects. It emphasizes a total life cycle perspective, treating the construction project as an investment opportunity. Students are taken through the construction project life cycle describing the roles of tradespersons, environmental and planning regulations, commissioning and close out. Topics covered include the project development life cycle, project strategies, plan, cost and budgeting, pre-and post-contract processes, managing the project through to completion and investment realization. A case study involving an office development or renovation project will be used to demonstrate the principles discussed in the classroom. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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CNST 301 Construction Risk Project Management
  Start Date: January 2023, May 2023  
This course addresses the critical survival and profitability factors for companies managing projects in the construction industry in an economic environment characterized by uncertainty and change. Subjects covered include identification of skills essential to managing business risk, governance, risk management principles, construction insurance and bonding, risk factors influencing construction estimating, supervision or control of subcontractors or suppliers, schedules, legal and financial policies and architectural or engineering design of construction projects. The course orientation is based on a problem-solving approach. Participants will use interdisciplinary skills to explore potential risks encountered in construction projects, from concept to completion, including land acquisition, change orders, delay claims, consequential damages, errors and omissions, construction safety issues, the Construction Lien Act, project closeout and handover. The course will also cover proactive strategies for planning adequate risk responses. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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CNST 311 Construction Project Planning
  Start Date: January 2023  
This course addresses the methodologies, tools and techniques to plan, implement and integrate construction projects. This course covers various aspects of pre-construction planning techniques, such as line of balance, bar charts, critical path method (CPM) and program evaluation review technique (PERT). Students are given the developer's and contractor's perspectives on implementation management by deploying the tools for effective construction project implementation, including selecting the appropriate project organization and staff and providing procedures for ensuring construction site health and safety requirements. Project integration procedures are covered involving the people, process, tools and support aspects as well as a range of industry methodologies applied to construction project management. Hands-on practical exercises are used to cover the fundamental concepts of the course. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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CNST 312 Construction Cost Value Management
  Start Date: January 2023  
Construction project managers require two critical competencies that are instrumental in achieving customer satisfaction: construction project cost and economic value management. Accurate cost estimates form the essential foundation upon which all aspects of construction project pricing, budgeting and cost control are built. This course covers the various categories of construction cost estimating techniques and the cost management processes required to ensure that overall cost targets are achieved. Value management complements cost management through value analysis techniques that allow cost reductions to be made without sacrificing project scope. Participants will practise value analysis techniques and applications using practical construction examples. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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CNST 313 Construction Project Procurement Management
  Start Date: January 2023  
This course addresses the regulatory aspects of construction projects and covers procurement processes, focusing on acquisition of materials, equipment, labour and professional services. It covers contracts and associated risk, negotiations, transportation, expediting of procured items, changes to purchase orders and contract administration. Ethical standards in purchasing, regulatory requirements and contract law will be covered. Participants will be able to describe the concepts of professional practice and explain the potential liabilities that construction project managers may be exposed to. Practical examples from the construction industry will be used to discuss, analyze and apply procurement solutions to project scenarios. Participants will also review contract and procurement strategies that may be applied to reducing project risk and making sound economic decisions. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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CNST 314 Development Economics for Construction Projects
  Start Date: January 2023  
This course identifies economic factors that significantly influence construction projects. The objective is to introduce participants to the application of various economic analysis techniques, such as project feasibility studies, lifecycle cost analysis, estimating and cost planning and cost control techniques that will facilitate making sound construction economic decisions. Participants will be able to explain the application of microeconomics concepts to project decisions. This course will be case study driven to demonstrate the principles discussed in the classroom. Note: This course is eligible for 45 professional development units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course has been accepted for accreditation for seven special industry course (SIC) credits by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board.

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Contact Us

Humber Continuous Professional Learning Applied Sciences & Technology
cplappliedtechnology@humber.ca
416.675.6622 ext. 4554


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