Join Jim Rogers for an in-depth discussion in this video The process: Hand off to the owner, part of Construction Management Foundations.
- Whether it's as simple as a single family home…or as complex as a modern skyscraper,…the facility or structure has to be commissioned…to ensure it functions as intended.…Now, this can involve enabling all types of systems,…doing things like testing, load balancing, and monitoring…to ensure that everything works and that it works together.…So gone are the days where we simply finished construction,…got the final inspection, and handed over the keys.…These days, building automation systems probably have to be…tested, heating, plumbing, and other mechanical systems…have to be checked to ensure they function as intended.…
Electrical and data systems have to deliver as promised.…And when all of this is tested and approved,…we have to hand over what amounts to a set of instructions…to the facility's owner.…So for example, when a builder hands over a house…to a new home owner,…they're expected to give that homeowner…a set of instructions that tells the homeowner…how everything in the house works.…Likewise, when a general contractor turns over…
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