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Construction Project Management (Coursera)

Construction Project Management introduces you to Project Initiation and Planning. Industry experts join Columbia University professor, Ibrahim Odeh, to give an overview of the construction industry. Professor Odeh teaches the fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle while guest lecturers discuss Lean Project Delivery method and Lean Design Behaviors. [...]
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The Construction Industry: The Way Forward (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
The Construction Industry: The Way Forward (Coursera)
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This course provides an introduction on types of the construction projects as well as the main concern of the productivity challenge in the construction industry. Through case studies, you will learn the industry characteristics and its unique environment that led to such productivity performance as well as touch base [...]
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Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control (Coursera)

This course introduces the types of cost estimation from the conceptual design phase through the more detailed design phase of a construction project. In addition, the course highlights the importance of controlling costs and how to monitor project cash flow. Students will work on a break-even analysis of construction [...]
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An Introduction to Financial Management in Construction (FutureLearn)

Sep 13th 2021
An Introduction to Financial Management in Construction (FutureLearn)
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Explore financial management and accounting conventions and their importance in the construction industry and other sectors. Understand the need for financial management in the construction industry. Which projects should a firm or individual invest their money? How can you find out a company’s profit at the end of the [...]
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Introduction to Building Information Modelling (FutureLearn)

Sep 13th 2021
Introduction to Building Information Modelling (FutureLearn)
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Understand the historical issues in construction and how BIM can be used to support a transition to a more efficient construction. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a process that encourages collaborative working. Why is it important? Why is the industry looking towards BIM and what historical issues does it [...]
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Construction Project Management: An Introduction (FutureLearn)

May 17th 2021
Construction Project Management: An Introduction (FutureLearn)
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What creates successful construction project management? Gain an understanding of the key activities, principles and concepts. Explore the definition of a project and discover how projects may be classified. On this short course, you will have the opportunity to become more familiar with the concepts and processes needed for [...]
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May 17th 2021
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Business Strategy: The Art of Looking into the Future (FutureLearn)

May 17th 2021
Business Strategy: The Art of Looking into the Future (FutureLearn)
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Is your business strategy set up for the future? Explore strategic management tools to prepare for the future of your business. Explore the process of strategy formation in the construction industry. Where do you expect to find your business 10, 15, or 20 years from today? On this course, [...]
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May 17th 2021
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The Importance of Project Management in the Global Construction Industry (FutureLearn)

May 17th 2021
The Importance of Project Management in the Global Construction Industry (FutureLearn)
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Why is the management of construction projects important and why do construction projects fail? Evaluate the key principles and strategies of construction project management. This course is designed to provide you with a broad overview of the make-up of a project and the fundamental activities that take place in [...]
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Modern Building Design (FutureLearn)

May 17th 2021
Modern Building Design (FutureLearn)
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Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction. Climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design, and the professional practices of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) [...]
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Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete (edX)

Jan 19th 2021
Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete (edX)
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Learn the fundamentals of prestressed concrete design and the mechanics of how prestressed materials work under load. The prestressing mechanism provides strength for tensile forces when the material is in service; a common example of use of prestressed concrete is in parking garages.
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