Practical Project Management for Construction Professionals

Taught by the estimating and engineering experts of RSMeans, Practical Project Management for Construction Professionals is designed to improve the skills and effectiveness of professional project managers, and help those who work with them to better understand the role. It’s particularly suited to Project Managers, Architects, Engineers, Owner’s Representatives, Contractors and anyone who’s responsible for managing construction in today’s complex business environment.

What you’ll learn:
  • Project management, an overview: It’s a look at the project manager’s role and goals in the building process
  • Contract review. Understanding the written contract and its implications to administer it correctly
  • Key characteristics of various construction contracts including stipulated sum, design/build cost plus fee, and more
  • Negotiating with subcontractors and vendors: Cost, completion dates, scheduling -- you name it
  • Communication, including some critical writing skills you may have forgotten since ninth grade
  • Cost control procedures -- from integrated cost and schedule control, to forecasting and trends
  • Insurance, bonds and risk allocation. All about managing risk -- who assumes it, how much it costs, and why
  • Dispute resolution, claims and liens -- including negotiation techniques that can lead to satisfactory resolutions, what arbitration can and cannot do, and some tips for preparing for litigation.
  • Project Delivery and closeout. The project’s not done until it’s 100% done: releases, waivers, liens, training and final paperwork
This course qualifies for AIA and AACE continuing education credits!
For questions about seminars or Government pricing, please call 877-620-6245 or provide your information and we'll contact you.

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