Course Overview: Based on Capstone:

    Anser Advisory's Construction Management Principles Course™ provides a basic understanding of construction management (CM) and the role of the construction manager.  An Introduction to the CM Profession, What’s Your Construction Management IQ, and What’s Your Construction Management EQ, the Construction Management Principles course provides a basic understanding of construction management and the role of the construction manager.

    This course will overview owners and project types, contracts and agreements, CM project management (time, cost, quality, contract, safety, risk, sustainability, and technology), leadership, ethics, soft skills, and career development.

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    Training Fee:

    $500 person*

    Who Should Attend?  

    College seniors and recent graduates beginning their CM career, early career professionals focused on becoming professional CMs, and mid-career professionals looking for a pathway into a CM career. 
    Learning Objectives:

    • Distinguish and explain construction management and review the responsibilities of CMs within the project scope.
    • Identify the factors controlled by the specialized management technique and describe the use of techniques to plan, coordinate, monitor, and control a construction project.
    • Understand the overall process of safely managing a quality project from start to finish applicable to any industry, within budget, on schedule, and meeting scope expectations as applied specifically to the construction industry, addressing all associated risks.



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    *Government personnel are eligible for a 10% discount. Industry participants receive a 10% discount for registering 10+ students.

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    Anser Advisory is a CMCI Approved ProviderCMCI-Provider-Logo

    A CMCI Recertification Point Provider (RPP) is an organization that has partnered with CMCI and is committed to providing education that meets the CMCI Board of Governors' standards. These partnerships help individuals earn or maintain the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and Certified Associate Construction Manager (CACM) credentials by offering professional development credit through their events, courses, seminars, and webinars.

    CMCI encourages CCMs and CACMs to consider courses from CMAA or CMCI RPPs to meet the professional development requirements necessary to maintain the CCM to CACM credential. The CMCI Recertification Point Provider logo readily identifies CMCI RPPs.

    Course Topics

    • History of Construction Management
    • Why Construction Management?
    • What is in a CM's "Toolbox"
    • Stakeholders & Participants
    • Types of Owners & Projects
    • CM Services & Responsibilities
    • Required Skills & Abilities
    • Work Style
    • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Reading & Understanding Contracts
    • Document Review
    • Contract Terms & Conditions
    • Contract Responsibilities 
    • RFP, RFI, RFQ
    • Project Phases
    • Project Lifecycle
    • Deliverables by Phase
    • Project Controls
    • Domains
    • Delivery Methods
    • Emotional Intelligence & Awareness
    • Communication
    • Communication Styles
    • Leadership
    • Where to Work
    • Credentials
    • Agency & CMAR Career Progression

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    About the Facilitator



    Paul Buckley_LIPaul Buckley is a senior technical expert with over 42 years of experience overseeing complex programs and projects for public and private clients in the US He has a degree in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and has worked as a designer, contractor, and public agency project manager Paul has combined his extensive expertise with his passion for facilitation to teach hundreds of construction industry professionals Prior to joining Anser Advisory, he owned a project and construction management consulting firm for 25 years.

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    Cancellation Policy 
    If, for some reason, you are unable to attend, you may transfer to another course at no additional charge within 12 months of the course you originally registered for or you may receive a refund of your original registration rate, less a $200.00 administrative fee. Refund or transfer requests must be made at least 15 days prior to the course start date. No transfers or refunds will be made within 14 days of the course start date. Participant substitutions can be made at any time. If you have questions, please