Earn your diploma by completing six courses within a one-year period or register for individual classes.


CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA SERIES

All classes take place at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Sponsored by NC State's Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, these classes are designed for people engaged in the construction industry with no formal education or training in construction engineering, who would like to enhance their construction management skills and validate their work experience; they are ideal for:

  • Business owners and managers
  • Facilities managers and project administrators
  • Construction project managers and project engineers
  • City and town highway project officials and program managers
  • Field engineers and owner representatives
  • Structural and civil engineers, architects
  • Project managers and project engineers

For more information on the Construction Management Diploma, click here

To view the brochure, click here

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July 21, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Construction markets and trends
  • Assessing opportunities, threats, strengths, weaknesses
  • Developing business and strategic plans
  • Evaluating and selecting risk management tools in construction
    • Business entities
    • Contract types and project delivery methods
    • Subcontracting
    • Bonding
    • Insurance
    • Warranties

August 5, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Assessing accounting systems and methods
  • Setting up job costing
  • Producing and utilizing financial statements
    • Balance Sheet analysis
    • Profit and loss analysis
    • Financial analysis of the firm
    • Cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Managing project and company cash flows
  • Evaluating company and project returns
  • Developing reliable work-in-progress reports
  • Tracking project progress and performing "post mortem" evaluations
  • Developing company and project budgets
  • Determining your bondability and bonding capacity

August 12, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Go/no-go business decision on each project
  • Rough order of magnitude estimates
  • Estimate for profits
    • Company overhead
    • Profit
    • Contingency
    • Markup
  • Calculating direct costs
    • Labor burden
    • Equipment
    • Materials
    • General conditions
  • Construction productivity
  • Bidding strategy
  • Proposal preparation and value added proposals
  • Estimating and documenting change orders

August 19, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Contract reviews
  • Hidden aspects of general conditions
  • Understanding and resolving issues concerning:
    • Scope of work
    • Standard of care
    • Project delivery method
    • Pricing, payment terms, pay applications, contingency
    • Stopping work
    • Indemnification
    • Damages: direct and consequential
    • Change orders
    • Lien and bonds
    • Claims and disputes, delays, acceleration
    • Close-out and warranties

August 26, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Integrating the estimate and the schedule
  • Construction productivity
  • Activity list, duration
  • Activity logic and construction sequence
  • Scheduling the project
  • Critical path
  • Crashing the project
  • Resource loading the project
  • Tracking and documenting progress
  • The Earned Value Method
  • Legal issues associated with scheduling

September 16, 2016
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Requests for Information
  • Shop drawings and legal issues concerning “delegated design”
  • Project turnover
    • "Buying" the project
    • Schedule of values
    • Risks with "front loading and unbalancing"
  • Field orders and change orders
  • Daily reports
  • Pay applications
  • Certified payroll
  • Impact of OSHA safety plans
  • Human resources Top 10
    • Employee handbook
    • Employment laws and compliance
    • Employment screening and verification

For more information on the Construction Management Diploma, click here

or call the Office of Professional Development at 919.515.2261

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