Construction Project Basics – #121

Individual Online Instruction, We Fit Into Your Schedule. Private Instructor Video Conferences – No Limits.
  • Personal Coaching as you Learn to Plan, Present, Run Meetings & Solve Problems
  • Customized for Your Schedule, Goals & the Skills You Want to Master
  • Realistic Practice Managing  a Project, Crews, Customer, Stakeholders and Subcontractors


Learn to Plan a Project with the Customer/Owner

You will work on a case study for a small construction project with a team of 5 subs and your crew. You will learn to plan a project with the customer or owner by identifying their requirements and defining the scope and major deliverables they want. product FI-121You will learn to ask the right questions and then practice running a customer planning meeting. This meeting is in a private online session with your instructor. Next you will learn to write and present a concise and professional project plan so everyone knows what to expect.

Master Simple and Efficient Project Scheduling Techniques

Learn our technique to build a project schedule quickly and keep it current in 10 minutes a week. Your schedule will tell your crews and subs what is expected of them and give the customer a tool to easily track progress.

Spot Problems Early and Correct Them

Learn and practice techniques to spot problems early when they are small. Then you’ll follow our process for planning corrective action. Next you’ll present professional status reports that keep everyone informed.

Run Meetings and Present Reports

A big part of a project manager’s day is spent communicating. project common icationsWe teach you solid techniques and then let you practice presenting. You work privately with your instructor who plays the role of customers and asks questions about the plans you present and the status reports you deliver. You can watch your video & discuss how you did each time. This builds your confidence and overcomes nervousness.

Construction Project Basics #121 – Private, online, personal instruction from an expert construction project manager. You control the schedule and pace, not the instructor. This is premium construction project management training that gives you the skills to successfully manage smaller projects. You learn by practicing each step with your instructor in  a simulated construction project.  You will master planning with managers, identifying requirements, building a project schedule and tracking progress.  You will also learn to find & solve problems. Together, we design your course based on your learning style and your project management experience. Tuition is $1,995.

One Course Can’t Fit Everyone… So We Build A Course For You. We customize every course based on the experience, learning style and knowledge of each person. We consider your experience, formal training and the kind of construction projects you have worked on. Then we work with you to design the correct course for you.  You master the tools you need to succeed by practicing them hands-on with your instructor.essconst

What are the Construction Project Basics? You learn how to work with a owner and plan the steps to reach the project’s end result and how to present the plan. Then you learn how to gather requirements from the owner and build a project schedule in project software. Next you learn how to track progress on your schedule and solve problems. Last, you learn how to present a professional status report.

How Do I Learn Construction Project Basics? You read in a textbook and watch lectures, available 24/7 from anywhere. You have private video conferences with your instructor and actually manage a simulated construction project with owners, subs and crews. construction project management basicsYou write a plan after a meeting with the owner, then define the requirements and build a schedule in project software. You practice making presentations to your instructor, live online. You get feedback on each assignment and your presentations.

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Project Managers Must Communicate So We Give You Practice You learn how to professionally present your good ideas.  We give you plenty of practice presenting plans and status reports. You and your instructor meet privately in our online meeting rooms. The instructor plays the role of the owners and asks you the kind of questions they ask.  This helps you build confidence and overcome nervousness.

How is Your Construction Project Basics Course Better Than Others? You don’t have to go to class at set times. And you aren’t stuck in a class with 50 – 100 people trying to get answers. You work individually with your instructor and have private video conferences whenever you want.

You Decide When You Want to Watch a Lecture or have a meeting with your instructor. You can take up to 1 year to finish the course.  Most people finish in 4 – 6 weeks. Your instructor is available for advice for 1 year after you finish.

What Does Construction Project Basics Cost? The tuition is $1,995  and includes 10 lectures, a textbook, online videos and access to our database of over 1,000 project management articles and videos.

Am I Ready for Construction Project Basics? Find out if this is the right course for you. Get answers to your questions from one of our instructors. Or call us at 303-596-0000 and speak to a counselor.

Is Construction Project Basics Part of Any Certifications? Yes. It is part of the Construction Associate PM Certification and part of the Construction Project Manager Certification.

How It Works:

  • You begin with a private video conference with your instructor (you can have these when you need them). You describe your schedule and the way you learn best so we can design your course to suit you.
  • You start work when you want, study when it fits your schedule and send in your assignments when you wish. You can work on the course from anywhere in the world on your PC, iPad, Android or smart phone.
  • You have 10 modules with reading, online lectures and videos and construction project assignments. Send them to your instructor and receive written feedback and coaching within 24 hours.

Sample Construction Projects Lecture Video

Video Tour of the Construction Projects Course Materials


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