Construction Project Management Certificate

at Pace University CPE

Course Details
$595 15 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Apr 06, 9:00am ET - May 03, 12:00pm ET (2 sessions)

Self Paced Online
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 25
System Requirements: To participate successfully, the following are the minimum technical requirements we recommend. If you don’t have access to this level of technology – you may want to explore upgrading your systems prior to taking an online class. 

You should have:  
  • Access to a printer
  • Your own Internet Service Provider
  • The ability to check email at least once a day
The following hardware and software are minimum specifications to work with the Blackboard application: 

PC Requirements 
  • Windows Vista (Windows 7 recommended)
  • 2.0 GB of RAM or higher (4.0 GB recommended)
  • 80 GB Hard Disk space (160 GB recommended)
  • An active e-mail account
  • Access to the internet through a local internet service provider
    Macintosh Requirements
Mac OS 10.5.8 (Mac OZ 10.9 recommended)
  • 2.0 GB of RAM or higher (4.0 GB recommended)
  • 80 GB Hard Disk space (160 GB recommended)
  • An active e-mail account
  • Access to the internet through a local internet service provider
Check your browser compatibility and minimum specifications to work with Blackboard. 

Other requirements:
  • A computer with a modem or Internet connection readily accessible to you
  • A reliable computer equipment
  • Willing to log on once a day to check for messages and assignments
  • Able to stay online for long periods of time
  • Comfortable using email
  • Must know how to send and open attachments
  • Can use a word processing program such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect comfortably
  • Familiar with your Internet Service Provider, and the access they offer you to the Web
  • Access to a webcam and a headset
Class Delivery: The nature of computer-based and online courses is completely different from the traditional classroom environment specifically in terms of modes of delivery and interaction. While online courses do offer maximum flexibility, they also require self-discipline and good reading and writing skills, as well as a willingness to work independently.  

The following review has been developed to assist you in deciding if online and distance learning is for you. Please review the following questions, keeping in mind that the more you answer YES – the more likely your learning experience will be both rewarding and successful. If you find you answer NO to some of these questions, you may want to consider whether this type of learning environment will satisfy your goals and needs. 
  • Are you a self-motivated learner?
  • Do you like to learn on your own?
  • Can you fully express your ideas and questions in writing?
  • Do you enjoy writing?
    Do you have strong reading skills?
  • Are you able to problem-solve independently?
  • Do you prefer learning on your own with no “live” interaction or feedback from the instructor or classmates?
  • Do you fully understand and are you fully comfortable with “virtual” relationships that involve no face-to-face interaction?
  • Do you seek advice freely?
  • Are you willing to spend more time on an online course than the traditional classroom course?
  • Do you have good time management skills?
  • Can you meet deadlines if it’s up to you to set your own coursework schedule within a given week?
  • Can you set priorities when faced with a number of tasks?
  • Do you often find yourself completing assignments ahead of schedule?

What you'll learn in this construction project management certificate class:

Learn how to strategically manage your construction projects!

Master the Essentials of Construction Project Management. This innovative course provides the construction-orientated professional with the practical knowledge and expertise in project cost estimation, project scheduling, and managing key business concepts in the field of construction. Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion. This course is approved for 22.5 hours of continuing education for real estate salespersons and brokers (NYS approved).

The field of construction management is heterogeneous and enormously complex. There are several major classifications of construction that differ markedly from each other: housing, nonresidential building, heavy, highway, utility, and industrial projects. Such projects involve much time and expense, and close management control of them is required if they are to be completed within the established time and cost limitations. A construction manager is in charge of the overall planning and control of a project; this demands a command of many skills. The Construction Project Management Certificate program is designed to provide you with the knowledge of the regulatory, insurance, management, safety, estimating, and environmental aspects of the construction management industry.

Program Topics
  • Determining the cost for construction and evaluating cost performance
  • Establishing construction schedules
  • Applying time value of money concepts for evaluation of alternatives
  • Value engineering and performance management
Course Benefits
  • The opportunity to develop professionally and to improve, acquire, and develop new and relevant knowledge to enhance professional growth
  • The knowledge and problem solving skills to determine costs for construction activities and projects
  • Apply time value money concepts for evaluation of alternatives
  • Evaluate project schedules and cost performance
  • Interpret construction material properties and standards
  • Perform managerial functions
Important Note Regarding Course Schedule:
  • This class is an asynchronous online course, meaning the content is on-demand and accessible to you at your own pace. The time to complete the course will vary from person to person,
  • The schedule listed is the Start and End date only. Students may access the class at any time within the specified period.
  • Remember, this is not a virtual classroom. Students will have access to the study material on Blackboard and review. The instructor will be available for questions via email.
  • If you have any questions about this please contact the CourseHorse support team via our "Contact Us" link at the top of this page.

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Refund Policy
Please note that enrollment is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. No registration will be accepted until payment has been received. This requirement applies to all participants.  

Registrants who cancel their registration by the Wednesday of the week prior to the start of class will receive a full refund. No refunds will be granted after that date. Pace University reserves the right to substitute instructors, change the day or time a program meets, or cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen events. If a class is canceled, a full refund will be issued.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am ET - 12:00pm ET Olivia Rousso, Michael Debiak & Deirdre Harvey 2 $595
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, May 03 9:00am ET - 12:00pm ET Olivia Rousso, Michael Debiak & Deirdre Harvey

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