Join Jim Rogers for an in-depth discussion in this video How do I become a construction manager?, part of Construction Management Foundations.
- By virtually any measure, the construction industry…is the single largest industry in the world.…As we said at the beginning of this course,…it's responsible for completing the work…being done to develop the surface of the earth…to meet our needs and the needs of our society.…As long as those needs continue to change and evolve,…the industry will continue to grow…and the demand for educated construction managers…will continue to increase.…Today's construction management professional…has to work to stay up on the latest trends…and developments in the industry.…
So, with that in mind,…we'll definitely be doing our part…to continue to publish courses here…that'll help you do just that.…We've already tackled some of the changes in the industry…related to technology…and you can find courses here in the online library…related to things…like managing digital construction drawings…using software like Bluebeam…or creating building information models…with software like Revit or Navisworks…and you can learn how to manage your scheduling tasks…
Whether you're a construction industry veteran looking to switch roles or a brand new construction manager trying to get your bearings, this course provides you with meaningful insights into this vital, evolving industry and your role in it. Instructor Jim Rogers explains how integrated project delivery methods work, how technology is shaking up old processes, and how lean productivity methods are being used at construction sites. Throughout the course, you'll get industry knowledge from Jim, as well as other experienced construction professionals.
- Modern construction industry overview
- The construction team
- Reviewing the many roles of the construction manager
- A day in the life of a construction manager
- Understanding how the industry is organized
- Working with alternative project delivery methods
- Understanding the role of technology in construction