Construction Project Management | St. Clair College

St. Clair College will cover the $95 application fee.

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Program Overview

The Construction Project Management (CPM) program will teach students how to plan, budget, manage, and supervise a broad range of construction projects within the residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, and civil infrastructure sectors of the construction industry. As a graduate certificate, the CPM program builds upon previous learning with a strong focus on construction law and contracts, ethical practices, human resource management, as well as planning and scheduling, estimating, quality assurance, cost control, sustainability, and accounting.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to join multidisciplinary teams in the construction industry in a variety of management positions, such as project manager, project communications manager, project coordinator, site supervisor, project superintendent, construction manager, site superintendent, and construction operations manager.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree in Construction, Civil Engineering, Architecture or related field, or equivalent, from a recognized college OR University OR demonstrated competence through related work.

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
CPM100
Overview Of The Construction Industry
2
CPM110
Construction Health And Safety
2
CPM120
Construction Contracts
2
CPM130
Construction Estimating
3
CPM140
Construction Law And Ethics
3
CPM150
Construction Planning And Scheduling
4
CPM160
Applied Construction Project Management
5
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
CPM200
Human Resource Management
4
CPM210
Construction Quality Assurance And Control
3
CPM220
Construction Costing Control And Accounting
3
CPM230
Communication
3
CPM240
Construction Planning And Scheduling II
4
CPM250
Applied Construction Project Management II
6

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2020-2021 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

Program Physical Demands Analysis

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Construction Project Management (Ontario College Graduate Certificate)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Develop and use strategies to promote continuous professional learning in the construction industry
  2. Monitor and support workplace health and safety practices and procedures which are compliant with current legislation and regulations
  3. Assess construction project* operations for compliance with contractual obligations, applicable laws, standards, bylaws, codes and ethical practices in construction methodology
  4. Analyze and monitor construction processes to ensure that sustainability practices* are implemented in accordance with contract documents, industry standards and environmental legislative requirements
  5. Establish and manage relationships among diverse project stakeholders* to achieve construction project* goals
  6. Manage the production, storage, retrieval and communication of project-related digital documents according to best practices, to meet construction project* deadlines and goals
  7. Perform a feasibility study to inform decisions in the planning phase of a construction project
  8. Schedule, manage and evaluate the progression of construction projects* by applying the principles, practices and tools of construction project management* to complete projects on time and within budget
  9. Prepare estimates and manage procurement processes to control costs in accordance with best practices in construction project management
  10. Develop and oversee quality assurance and control* processes involved in the completion of construction projects* to meet project specifications and industry quality standards
  11. Analyze and manage project risks to mitigate their impact throughout the construction project lifecycle
  12. Formulate human resource management strategies to optimize personnel requirements for construction project* completion
  13. Build and lead multidisciplinary teams throughout the construction project lifecycle* to accomplish construction project* goals