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Course Descriptions

All courses in this program require students to access the course materials online at iLearn.keyano.ca. Students should use their Keyano student username and password to log into their course. Students will only receive access to course materials upon registration. If you have registered and require a user name/password please contact the ITS Helpdesk 780-791-4965.

The Basics of Project Management

21 Hours
Gain a clear understanding of the five Project Management Process Groups (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing) and learn how these processes interact with each other to successfully achieve project objectives. Discover how to integrate the ten Knowledge Area processes, tools and templates in the work place. Concepts include stakeholders, scope, quality, time, cost, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement and project integration management. Students will also apply techniques such as stakeholder analysis, work breakdown structure, scheduling, estimating, risk assessments, contracts, and change control.

Qualifies for 6 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK: PMBOK Guide, 5th edition

*This course is eligible for credit in both the Construction Management Certificate and the Project Management Certificate.


Construction Planning & Scheduling

39 Hours Blended Learning
Effective planning and scheduling methods ensure that the right resources and tools are available at the right time to enhance construction processes and services. In this introductory course, participants will gain a solid understanding of planning and scheduling tools and their applications.

Qualifies for 6 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

Textbook: This course requires a textbook, please click here for more information.


Project Controls

39 Hours Blended Learning
This course is aimed at Project Controls Team Members or Coordinators who manage budgets on larger projects. Course content explores the impact of cost management and project changes or delays on profitability through analyses of the Work Breakdown Structure. The role of finance and the utilization of manual and computer spreadsheet calculations is also explored.

Qualifies for 6 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.


Principles of Contract Law

39 Hours Blended Learning
Managing, interpreting and understanding legal documents are critical responsibilities of Construction Managers. This course prepares professionals for those tasks by exploring the essentials of contract law. Course content includes the legal system, construction contract law, interpreting documents, insurance, bonding, warranties and guarantees, contract terms and conditions, the litigation process, and implications of national, provincial and municipal codes, by-laws, acts and regulations.

Textbook: This course requires a textbook, please click here for more information.

Qualifies for 6 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

NOTE: This course is eligible for credit in both the Contract Development & Administration Certificate and the Construction Management Certificate


Managing Worksite Safety

21 Hours
Successful leaders need to create a safe work environment for their team. This course addresses safety concepts pertinent to the construction industry, such as creating a safety culture, injury statistics and reporting, due diligence, legislation (Working Alone, Violence in the Workplace, Prime Contractor Responsibility, Incident Investigations, Drug and Alcohol), field level risk assessments and safety management system overview.

Qualifies for 4 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

Textbook: This course requires a textbook, please click here for more information.

 

Construction Drawing & Specifications

39 Hours Blended Learning
This course examines plans, elevations, sections and specifications pertaining to the construction process. Participants will learn to read and interpret specifications to cost-out, plan work changes and prevent delays. Course content includes hands-on experience with blueprint drawings and specifications.

Qualifies for 6 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

 

Leading People

21 Hours
Leaders need to be adept at problem solving, time management, collaboration, mentoring and coaching employees, communication, organizing and planning, performance management, conflict resolution and creating a positive work environment. In this course, students will learn what it takes to be an effective leader and how to harness these attributes in a leadership role.

Qualifies for 4 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

NOTE: This course is eligible for credit in both the Construction Management Certificate and the Strategic Leadership in Action
Certificate.


Construction Capstone Project

21 Hours Blended Learning
This module combines all core subjects within the Construction Management Certificate Program in a cumulative, real-world construction project. This course is aimed at construction professionals who have completed all the program courses and modules. The exercises in class are based on real time challenges faced by Construction Managers, Administrators and Coordinators. The course is highly participative and reinforces curricula from previous courses.

Qualifies for 4 Special Industry Course credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of all other Construction Management Certificate courses.

 

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