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Topic: Construction Management

In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  Construction managers
Construction managers plan, direct, and coordinate a wide variety of construction projects, including the building of all types of residential, commercial, and industrial structures, roads, bridges, wastewater treatment plants, and schools and hospitals.
Construction managers may oversee an entire project or just part of a project and, although they usually play no direct role in the actual construction of a structure, they typically schedule and coordinate all design and construction processes, including the selection, hiring, and oversight of specialty trade contractors.
Construction managers may be owners or salaried employees of a construction management or contracting firm, or may work under contract or as a salaried employee of the property owner, developer, or contracting firm overseeing the construction project.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos005.htm   (2235 words)

 Construction Management
Throughout the construction phase of a given project the two construction managers work together to complete the project to the satisfaction of the owner and the contract documents; One CM is the project owners agent while the other works for the general contractor.
Construction management is a process by which a potential project owner engages an agent, referred to as a construction manager.
The construction manager has the obligation to serve the owner as if he or she was an employee of the owner.
userwww.sfsu.edu /~gtarakji/engr801/wordoc/construct.html   (1930 words)

 Construction Management Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A construction manager for fee does not have any financial responsibility whereas a construction manager at-risk does have financial risk similar to a general contractor.
Construction cost does not include the compensation paid to the architect and engineer and consultants, the cost of the land, rights-of-way or other costs which are defined in the contract documents as being the responsibility of the owner.
A provision in a construction contract by the owner that punctual completion within the time limits or periods in the contract is a vital part of the contract performance and that failure to perform on time is a breach and the injured party is entitled to damages in the amount of loss sustained.
www.c-risk.com /Reference_Library/CM_Glossary_01.htm   (11505 words)

 Construction management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Construction management refers either to the study and practice of the managerial and technological aspects of the construction industry (including construction, construction science, construction management, and construction technology), or to a business model where one party to a construction contract serves as a construction consultant, providing both design and construction advice.
The construction manager's role is to provide construction advice to the designer, design advice to the constructor, and both construction and design services, such as materials and subcontracts as necessary, to the owner.
The construction manager acts as consultant to the owner in the development and design phases, but as the equivalent of a general contractor during the construction phase.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Construction_management   (591 words)

 Sacramento State - PAGE TITLE
is the management of the fascinating and complex process that results in the built environment the roads, bridges, buildings and industrial facilities upon which we all depend.
Managing construction involves organizing a wide variety of skilled workers and specialists and leading them in the implementation of the plan, monitoring progress against baseline objectives, and making adjustments to ensure that the goals originally set forth are achieved.
We owe a very special thanks to the Sacramento Construction Management Education Foundation members for their recent activities in support of the CM Program.
www.csus.edu /cm   (162 words)

 Construction Management
The Construction Management major was designed with input from contractors and professionals in the construction industry.
The construction management program is conceptually based, it demands students possess a strong understanding of math and science, business, architecture, engineering, liberal arts and construction science, along with the interrelationships between these disciplines.
An especially exciting component to the construction management program is the adjunct-professors, they gives us the opportunity to learn from professionals who are active in the industry on a daily basis.
www.uni.edu /indtech/construction/information.htm   (355 words)

 Construction Management Fact Sheet
Construction management is a combination of engineering technology, construction techniques and management.
The mission of the Construction Management and Engineering (CME) Department at North Dakota State University is to provide quality programs for preparing nationally competitive undergraduate and graduate students for a successful career in construction.
Construction management graduates are in high demand by contractors in all types of construction including residential, commercial, industrial, highway and heavy construction.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/eng_arch/constman.shtml   (652 words)

 Constructionplace.com - Where building projects come together
The contractual duties and responsibilities of the architect and engineer during the construction phase of a specific project.
An independent vehicle for the disbursement and accounting of construction funds allowing construction obligations to be paid (progress payments) when work is completed, inspected and approved.
Amounts expended for or on account of the project which, in accordance with the terms of the appropriate agreement, are to be reimbursed by the owner.
www.constructionplace.com /glossary.asp   (6747 words)

 Goodwin College: Construction Management
Construction management is a dynamic profession combining technology, business, science, and liberal arts.
While an understanding of the technical aspects of construction is extremely important, it is also essential that construction professionals become proficient in management and leadership skills.
All phases of operation and management of the construction organization are addressed, including cost estimation, quality control, financial control, and project control.
www.drexel.edu /goodwin/programs/cmgt/default.asp   (169 words)

 Construction Information Services - Construction management
A revolutionary construction scheduling technique that is aimed at cost optimization for the contractor, continuation of work flow for all employed resources, as well as minimization of idle times for each crew.
CM Reporter (Construction Manager's reporter) is an efficient reporting tool for reliable probabilistic forecasting of the time required for completion of the works as well as assessing the responsibility of delay during the course of construction in case it is encountered.
Misronet Locator 2006 is a software that helps construction firms allocate their staff at the different available locations or construction sites with due consideration of each particular job requirement and relative assessment of each candidate for each job or location in order to get the maximum possible output.
www.misronet.com   (679 words)

 Construction Management
The purpose of the Construction Management specialization is to prepare professionals to serve as leaders within the construction management segment of the industry and who can promote the enhancement of the construction management discipline.
Coursework within the specialization is directed toward applied research, the advancement of the construction organization, and professional management leading to the effective and efficient control of the construction process.
Life cycle costs, value engineering, management strategies, and the effect on the economy by construction projects with both national and international perspectives, and operations research are examined in the course.
web.indstate.edu /ConsortPhD/print/schedule/construction.htm   (527 words)

 Construction Management
The most sophisticated form of delivering professional construction services is through a system of Construction Management.
The complex on-site activity is managed to encourage cooperation and to meet critical schedules.
Construction Management brings professional expertise and knowledge to bear directly on an Owner's construction needs.
www.septagon.com /construction.html   (284 words)

 Construction Management
Construction Management is a professional service that applies effective management techniques to the planning, design, and construction of a project from inception to completion for the purpose of controlling time, cost and quality.
Construction Management is a discipline and management system specifically created to promote the successful execution of capital projects for owners.
Construction is the only goods-producing sector in which employment is projected to grow.
et.wcu.edu /ET-CC_CM-gen-info.htm   (756 words)

Introduction to electrical construction including electrical distribution from generation to consumption, terminology, equipment and applications, electrical contract documents and estimating, and electrical project management theory and practice.
Introduction to the organization, management, and administrative functions on construction projects including a hands-on and extensive case study of a commercial construction project, cost control, and introduction to the concepts of Value Engineering, partnering, and Total Quality Management.
Study of the financial, technical, and management activities and environmental impact regulations and studies associated with the development of residential projects, including business and construction practices and marketing strategies for continued profitable operation of a residential construction firm.
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/constmgmt.html   (1862 words)

 Construction management is our area or expertise - Strategic Construction Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Strategic Construction Management provides comprehensive construction management services for institutional, educational, charitable, religious and public works projects in the western United States.
The firm's capabilities in construction management have grown steadily through consistent client satisfaction, repeat business, a conservative business philosophy, and just plain hard work.
Our builders, architects, and project managers know the critical questions to ask and by blending innovative problem-solving skills, solid research methods, and quality construction techniques we consistently complete projects on time and on budget.
www.strategic-cm.com /main/expertise/construction_management.htm   (195 words)

 Construction Management Jobs, Construction Management Employment- Find a Job with Aerotek
The Aerotek recruiters who specialize in construction management have extensive connections and a thorough understanding of the construction industry.
We know where the best construction management jobs are, and where the best people are, and match the two together.
For a complete list of construction management jobs, search jobs at Thingamajob.com, our online tool for job seekers where you can search jobs, post a resume, and use a wide range of career and job hunting tools.
construction.aerotek.com /Jobs-Employment/Default.aspx   (333 words)

 LSU Construction Management Alumni Chapter
The Mission of the Construction Management Alumni Chapter (CMAC) is to encourage a professional standard of excellence among students in Construction Management at Louisiana State University.
CMAC also works to inform the construction industry of the LSU Construction Management program; its merits, curriculum and the tremendous value of its graduates to both the construction industry and community.
The purpose of the Construction Management Alumni Chapter is to:
www.lsuconstruction.org   (185 words)

 Construction Project Management Software: Construction Management Software, Scheduling System
Citadon CW delivers full-strength document management, business process management and collaboration capabilities for complex, large-scale, enterprise-wide projects that involve multiple teams from within and outside of an organization.
Manages projects needing on-demand task management, document management, communication and workflow capabilities.
Construction accounting and estimating software for home builders, general contractors and developers.
www.capterra.com /construction-management-software   (1555 words)

 Construction Management | College of Engineering | University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Construction Management is the largest and most diversified industry in the country, accounting for approximately 9 percent of the gross national product.
The key professionals in this vast enterprise are constructors: industry leaders and managers that have the responsibility of planning, scheduling and building projects designed by architects and engineers.
The Construction Management program is located in Nebraska Hall on the Lincoln campus and at the Peter Kiewit Institute on the Omaha campus.
engineering.unl.edu /academicunits/ConstructionManagement   (258 words)

 Project Management for Construction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
MIT Consulting Group specializes in construction management, program management, Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling, construction claims, change order analysis, risk assessment, cost estimating, project training and construction technology.
Provides in-house and on-line based training programs and seminars for construction professionals in CPM scheduling, contract and change order management, controlling and monitoring project budget and schedule, mitigating project delays and disruptions, identifying critical contract clauses, preparing and presenting construction claims.
Project Support Group, LLC is a regional consulting firm serving the construction industry clients in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.
www.constructionrisk.com /projectmanagement.htm   (1688 words)

 Construction Management Services
As your representative, RB develops a team to coordinate and manage your entire construction project, fostering active participation among architects/engineers, construction managers, and your staff.
After opening all proposals jointly with your staff, the RB construction management team evaluates each proposal for your approval.
After contracts are awarded, RB monitors the schedule, budget, and quality of work, facilitating communication and managing project details to ensure successful completion.
www.ragnarbenson.com /services/construction_management/index.asp   (97 words)

 Construction Management Degree Online | Construction Engineering, & Technology
Construction is just like any other business or industry that requires strong leadership, solid organization, and careful planning.
In fact, these areas are arguably more important for construction because if a building is poorly managed during the building phase, there could be very serious and deadly consequences down the road.
SJVC Online’s Construction Management program prepares you for the management responsibilities you’ll face in the residential and commercial construction industry.
www.worldwidelearn.com /degrees/construction-management-degree.htm   (788 words)

 Dexter + Chaney: Makers of Forefront® - Construction Management Software
Forefront Construction Suite and Forefront Construction Management Software are the property of www.dexterchaney.com and Dexter + Chaney, Inc. and can only be used with the express written permission of Dexter + Chaney.
Our construction management software serves the needs of operations, financial departments and senior management.
General Construction The construction management software in this category is designed for contractors who work on a variety of projects including commercial, industrial, and institutional building.
www.dexterchaney.com   (601 words)

 Construction Management Software || Construction Accounting Software || Heavy Construction Software
Integrated Construction, Equipment and Materials operations with back-office Financial operations enable your Heavy Construction company to manage estimates, projects, changes, labor, billing, equipment, and materials, which means operational efficiencies, cost reductions and increased profits for your business.
StreetSmarts construction accounting software provides accurate and consistent financial information that is designed to improve operations from the start of the construction process until the final retainage payment is received.
Specifically designed to benefit the heavy construction industry, StreetSmarts construction management software is your total solution for managing all of your operations.
www.cheetahware.com   (481 words)

The mission of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) is to be a leading global advocate of quality construction education programs and to promote, support, and accredit quality construction education programs.
Through promotion and continued improvement of postsecondary construction education, ACCE accredits construction education programs in colleges and universities that request its evaluation and meet its standards and criteria.
ACCE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as the accrediting agency for four year baccalaureate degree programs in construction, construction science, construction management, and construction technology, and as the accrediting agency for two year associate-degree programs of a like nature.
www.acce-hq.org   (104 words)

 Construction management software: Construction Communicator
Overview discussion of how construction project management has evolved and where it is today.
Description of how the online Construction Communicator construction management software makes it possible for architects, engineers and contractors to work on the same project from different locations via the Internet.
A discussion of the impact online construction management is having on the construction process, including a description of how Construction Communicator streamlines the contract administration process.
www.constructioncommunicator.com /articles.html   (562 words)

 Construction Recruitment,Construction resumes,Construction employment,Construction careers,Construction jobs ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In addition to amassing years of experience as construction recruiters, many of our consultants are degreed engineers who have held executive posts with engineering and construction firms, and speak regularly at industry associations, seminars and conferences.
We support our construction recruiters with one of the top research and library science departments in the country, and the most advanced network and database of construction executives available anywhere.
HMC is a retainer-based, construction executive recruiter or construction headhunter for senior
www.hmc.com   (413 words)

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