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The Construction Project Management offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University is part of the Construction Management Specialization.
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Overview

Construction Project Management offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University introduces you to Project Initiation and Planning. Industry experts join Columbia University professor, Ibrahim Odeh, to give an overview of the construction industry. 

Education

Professor Odeh teaches the fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle while guest lecturers discuss Lean Project Delivery method and Lean Design Behaviors. 

Technological advances, such as Building Information Modeling, will be introduced with real world examples of the uses of BIM during the Lifecycle of the Project. The course concludes with Professor Odeh discussing the importance of project planning and scheduling and an opportunity to develop a Work Breakdown Structure.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • 5 weeks
      • Approx. 22 hours to complete
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Course Overview
  • Construction Industry Overview
  • Project Delivery
  • Lean Project Delivery
  • Sustainability in the Construction Industry
  • Environment, Health and Safety of Construction Processes
  • Building Information Modeling and Technology Trends in Construction
  • International View of Construction Projects
  • Role of a Construction Manager
  • Introduction to Project Planning
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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

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Funding

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