2-Day Course

Successful Project Management

$795.00

Effective management of a construction project is no easy task. The state-of-the-art methods taught in this program will make you a more efficient project manager by giving you techniques to help you complete projects on time and on budget. If you want to know how the best of the best do it, you need to attend this course!

Course attendees will learn the best project management processes in the world today. Discover tips and techniques assembled from the combined experience and best practices of over 40,000 project managers. Learn how to keep your projects on time and on budget. The tools you will take away from this course will enable you to manage your construction projects in a method that is truly world class! 

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Course Overview

Who should take this course?

• Project Managers • Future Project Managers • Estimators • Experienced Superintendents • Company Owners • Project Owners & Developers

You will learn today's best practices in project management

Discover how to effectively manage a construction project from concept to closeout. Beginning with an overview of the construction management process and continuing through each project phase, you will gain insight into the meaning and application of real project management. Experience actual scenarios, obstacles and real-world situations which challenge project managers. Your instructor’s first-hand experience running both large and small projects encompasses the elation and satisfaction of bringing home a winner, as well as projects gone bad, and with resolute persistence, turned disaster into profits.

Gain insight from experienced professionals. 

Learn how successful construction project managers: • effectively manage risk • resolve conflicts • build effective teams • navigate design changes & change orders • employ team development • complete projects in 10-30% less time

Why attend this program? 

Effective management of a construction project is no easy task. The state-of-the-art methods taught in this program will make you a more efficient project manager by giving you techniques to help you complete projects on time and on budget. If you want to know how the best of the best do it, you need to attend this course!

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What Will Be Covered

  • Process based project management
  • Core competencies of Project Managers
  • Solutions to poor drawing quality
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Solving “It’s not in my scope”
  • 27 pre-construction services needed
  • Keeping your jobsite safe
  • Project management maturity model -CPM3
  • Estimating planning time
  • How to hire the best subcontractors
  • The five process areas of project management
  • The project initiating process
  • The project selection process
  • The project planning process
  • Assuring project quality requirements
  • Creating realistic project schedules
  • The best estimating methods and tools
  • Safety & cutting workers' compensation costs
  • Buy-out vs. procurement management
  • Risk management techniques
  • 16 major areas of risk in construction
  • Getting project “buy-in”
  • Eliminating conflict on the project
  • Controlling the project
  • Earned Value Management and the smart PM
  • Fulfilling your 5 key responsibilities
  • Proven methods to prevent theft and vandalism
  • The difference between leadership and management
  • Maintaining discipline & company policy
  • The best ways to build and maintain teamwork
  • Change orders - dealing with them more effectively
  • Improving subcontractor performance
  • How leadership style affects performance
  • Solving disputes and conflicts
  • Researching and evaluating your contractors bids
  • Closing out the project

Upon Completion

Upon completion of the course students will be able to effectively manage a construction project from concept to closeout and will gain insight into the meaning and application of real project management. They will learn how successful construction project managers effectively manage risk, resolve conflicts, and build effective teams, and how projects are completed in 10%, 20% or even 30% less time with the same amount of labor. Students will discover how to successfully navigate through design changes and change orders and will learn the team development secrets experienced professionals use, all while achieving client satisfaction.

Testimonials

“Excellent class, and well organized! This class is key to becoming a more organized and plan-ready Project Manager.” - Tommy Messina   Cangelosi Ward General Contractors

“After attending the construction management seminar, I know that I can take on any project that comes my way and make it a success. I would strongly suggest that every superintendent and project manager have to take this course as a requirement. You will not realize what you are lacking until you attend!” 

- Michael Weilbaecher   Design Contractors

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