2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jul 18, 2024  
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CONST 101 Introduction to Construction Management (5 credits)



Course Description
Construction Management processes are introduced, including industry terminology, business practices, estimating/bidding, scheduling, project management, field operations and career pathways.

Student Outcomes
1. Use construction industry terminology, including project types, procurement methods, industry standards, contract language.
2. Examine general principles of liens, taxes, bonds, and insurance
3. Illustrate basic estimating, bidding, budget planning, quantitative takeoffs, productivity, and pricing principles and techniques.
4. Prepare a construction project schedule.
5. Examine construction management responsibilities and practices.
6. Articulate the relationships between field operations and management.
7. Develop career path plans for entering the construction industry or consulting services.
8. Discover the importance of being a mentor, role model, and motivator of others to maintain morale and encourage others’ personal development.
9. Articulate basics of Sustainable/Green Construction Practices currently in use in the industry.
10. Articulate the importance of safety, cost, resources and ethics as related to construction projects.



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