Join Jim Rogers for an in-depth discussion in this video The process: How does it start?, part of Construction Management Foundations.
- Okay, as we move forward keep in mind…that by the definition we just established,…the process always starts with an owner who has a need.…Now for our discussion here I'm going to say…it doesn't really matter whether that owner's…an individual or an organization like…a business or government agency.…It also doesn't matter whether…the project is simple or complex.…It all starts the same.…An owner has a need and that owner has…some vision of what they want to build…to fulfill that need.…Now somehow we need to get those ideas and thoughts…out of the owner and turn them into construction plans…and specifications that we can follow in the field.…
This is step one.…This is where the architect comes in.…Some people refer to this initial phase as programming,…and it involves a series of meetings,…interviews, and questionnaires that are designed…to pull information out of the owner…in order to design a facility that meets that owner's needs.…This process really takes a very special…and unique set of skills and we had the opportunity…
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