Join Jim Rogers for an in-depth discussion in this video How is the industry organized, part of Construction Management Foundations.
- As we step through the processes in the previous videos,…we also begin to break down the structure of the industry.…We discussed the architect and the fact…that the architect will traditionally have…a contract directly with the owner…for their design services package.…Now, that architect might also have…an additional contract with the owner…to act as the owner's representative…during the construction process.…Under this type of arrangement,…the architect might provide services…that could include conducting progress meetings,…overseeing quality, approving changes,…and just generally being the point of contact…for the owner during construction.…
Now, that scenario that I described so far…is the typical method used…on a vertical construction project.…If this were a true horizontal only construction project,…the roles that I described as being played…by the architect might actually be played…by a civil engineer since there might be little,…if any, architectural design in that type of project.…Now, in addition to the architect,…
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