Individual Instruction, Customized for You, Your Pace and Schedule
- Personal Online Coaching as you Learn to Plan, Present, Run Meetings and Solve Problems
- Customized for Your Schedule, Goals & the Skills You Want to Master
- Realistic Practice Managing ¬†a Project, Crews, Customers and Subcontractors
Learn to Plan a Project with the Customer/Owner
In this customized online course, you will work on a¬†case study for a¬†small construction project that involves a team of 5 subs and a 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. You will learn how to ask the right questions and practice running a planning meeting with the customer. This meeting is in a private online session with your instructor acting as the customer.¬† 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 proven technique to build a project schedule quickly and keep it current in 10 minutes a week. You also learn how to use Microsoft Project¬ģ software step by step. Your schedule will tell your crews¬†and subs what is expected of them.¬† It will 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 prepare and 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. We teach you solid techniques and let you practice using them. You work privately with your instructor who plays the role of customers and asks questions about your plans and status reports.¬†You can watch the video of your presentations and discuss how you did.¬†This¬†builds your confidence and overcomes nervousness.
Construction Project Basics #121 ‚Äď Private, customized, online training 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 customers, identifying requirements, building a project schedule (with Microsoft Project¬ģ software) 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 US.
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All The Details
One Course Can‚Äôt 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, any formal training and the kind of construction projects you have worked on. It’s OK if you are new to project management. Then we work with you to design the correct course for you.¬† You will master the tools you need to succeed by practicing them hands-on,¬†privately with your instructor.
What are the Construction¬†Project Basics?¬†You learn how to work with a customer/owner. You will plan the steps to reach the project‚Äôs end result and present the plan. Then you learn how to gather requirements from the¬†customer 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 and answer questions.
How Do I Learn Construction Project Basics?¬†You read in a textbook and watch lectures online, available 24/7 from anywhere. You have private video conferences with your instructor and practice managing a simulated construction project with customers, crews and subcontractors.
You write a plan after a meeting with the customer.¬† Then you define the requirements and build a schedule in project software. You practice making presentations to your instructor, live online. You get written coaching and feedback on each assignment.
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. Your instructor plays the role of the customers 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‚Äôt 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 US¬† and includes 10 lectures, a textbook, online videos and access to our database of over 1,000 project management articles and videos.
How It Works:
- You begin with a private video conference with your instructor (you can have these whenever 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 any time 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. You email them to your instructor and get written feedback and coaching within 24 hours.