The world of construction is seeing disruptive innovation. Construction managers need to understand the latest evolution of the tools and technology in this rapidly changing industry. This learning path helps you review the foundations of construction management and learn how managers are applying new technologies to their trade.
Apply planning and scheduling techniques to your projects.
Learn how concrete is used as a building material.
Practice reviewing construction drawings with Bluebeam.
Construction Management Foundations with Jim Rogers
Learn what it means to be a construction manager. Gain meaningful insights into the state of the modern construction industry and how to thrive in a management role.
1h 38m • COURSE
Construction Management: Technology on the Jobsite with Jim Rogers
Learn about the practical application of some of the new technologies impacting the construction industry as you follow the construction of a nine-story patient tower. Explore the use of BIM models, laser scanning, VR, and more.
45m 15s • COURSE
Construction Technology: Industry Snapshot with James Benham
Learn how technology is altering the future of construction. Discover how construction science and computer science are merging into one joint field of study, learn essential terms that you need to know to speak intelligently about key topics, and more.
2h 8m • COURSE
Construction Management: Concrete Construction with Jim Rogers
Discover how to work with concrete in today's construction industry. Learn about the history and usage of concrete, the principles of concrete reinforcing, and how pre-stressed concrete works.
1h 27m • COURSE
Construction Management: Reading Drawings & Specifications with Jim Rogers
Learn how to read construction drawings. Explore the different components that make up construction plans, and learn how to approach title blocks, line types, views of the work to be built, and more.
2h 20m • COURSE
Learning Bluebeam with Jim Rogers
Learn how to manage construction projects in a paperless environment with Bluebeam Revu.
4h 10m • COURSE
Bluebeam: Manage Safety Submittals with Jim Rogers
Turn safety submittals into a simple, paperless process with Bluebeam Revu. Create an electronic package, complete with a hyperlinked chemical list.
1h 33m • COURSE
Bluebeam: Draw Layouts & Detail with Jim Rogers
No access to AutoCAD? Learn how to create high-quality layouts and details that are drawn to scale and easy to markup and share with Bluebeam Revu.
1h 54m • COURSE
Construction Drawings: BlueBeam for the iPad with Jim Rogers
Leave the blueprints behind. Learn how to access, edit, and mark up digital construction drawings anytime, anywhere, with Bluebeam Revu iPad.
1h 1m • COURSE
Bluebeam: Managing Construction Drawings Digitally with Jim Rogers
Get the most out of Bluebeam's advanced organization, markup, and navigation features, so you can easily manage and share documents within construction teams.
1h 33m • COURSE
You'll learn construction management skills with these experts
OSHA-certified educator Jim Rogers has 25+ years in construction, labor relations, and occupational safety.
Jim Rogers has over 25 years of experience in areas including construction project management, labor relations, occupational safety, and health training and education. He has developed his skills and expertise though a unique career path that has afforded him many nontraditional opportunities for learning and advancement. Jim has held senior management roles in industry, director-level and senior consultant positions with industry trade associations, and faculty and director positions in the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU). He established the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at ASU and produced and delivered many of the center's courses in construction and general industry. Jim's interests are focused on continuing education for the construction management professional and the integration of safety, productivity, and quality into the workforce.
James Benham is CEO of JBKnowledge, Inc., which offers technology solutions for construction and insurance.
James has been developing information technology since the age of 11, and has been running a business since the age of 14. He received a BBA in accounting in 2001 and an MS in management information systems in 2002 from Texas A&M University. In addition, he serves as a city councilman for College Station, Texas. James speaks around the world on the future of information technology in construction, insurance, and risk management. Learn more at jamesbenham.com.