PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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project management

SHARPEN YOUR MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS

PREREQUISITE: Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience.

2021 COURSE SCHEDULE:
January 26, 2021 – March 25, 2021
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Management skills directly affect every company’s bottom line. Each day key decisions made by project managers and supervisors are crucial to the success of every construction project.

The NWCOC Project Management Training program was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) to help learners develop an understanding of construction materials and methods, mathematics, communications, safety, human resources, scheduling and customer service. Curriculum topics include Construction Documents, Resource Control and Continuous Improvement.

The NWCOC Project Management course also includes an OSHA 10-Hour for Construction regimen. The class is an accelerated semester program for professionals and is limited to 20 participants.

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LEARNING MODULES:

INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

Introduces the role and responsibilities of project management, including technical and management skills and an overview of the phases in a construction project. Describes alternate project delivery methods.

SAFETY:

Stresses the importance of job site safety and identifies the project manager’s duties and responsibilities regarding safety. Covers loss prevention and creating a zero-accident work environment. Presents several checklists as references.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Discuses the values of the workforce, building relationships, and satisfying stakeholders. Describes the principles of effective communication, applying the management grid, and using relationship skills to create a leadership environment. Also discusses behavioral interviewing and professional development of personnel.

NEGOTIATION (ISSUES & RESOLUTIONS):

Describes the key elements of successful negotiations and negotiating techniques. Discusses how to recognize nonverbal signals, use negotiating tools, and apply conflict resolution strategies. Identifies symptoms and barriers to solving project related problems, applying problem-solving techniques, brainstorming, and identifying root cause consequences.

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS:

Emphasizes the importance of documentation and explains the types of documents, drawings, and specifications used on a project. Explains methods of obtaining work in the industry and types of contracts and insurance requirements. Describes the change order process and the documents required to close
out a project.

CONSTRUCTION PLANNING:

Discusses the importance of formal job planning and creating a performance-based work environment. Discusses the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as the foundation that identifies deliverables, tasks, and time. Introduces the basics of quality control and defines the roles and responsibilities of an effective team
and how to allocate resources.