Course Detail

Facility Construction and Project Management FM103

Tuition: $725
Dates: 9/20/17 - 11/15/17
Location: Charles River Campus Boston, MA
Room Number: TBD
Instructor: McGill
Meeting Times:
  • Wed. Sep 20, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Sep 27, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 04, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 11, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 18, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 25, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 01, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 08, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 15, 2017  6-8:30 PM

Course Description

This class focuses on the construction manager’s function, covering the management of facility construction, alteration, tenant improvement, and major repair or replacement projects throughout all phases of a project, pre-design through post-occupancy. The roles and responsibilities of the project team are discussed with respect to their involvement in each phase of the project. An off-site field trip to an active construction site is included.

Topics: Pre-construction services and value engineering; budgeting; scheduling; design and construction RFP development; contracting methods (e.g., CM, lump sum, cost plus); Architecture and Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) review and coordination; permitting; contractor qualification and selection; contract documents; team building; construction oversight and change order management; inspection of work; project controls; punch lists; startup and commissioning; warranties; cost reporting; and project close-out.

Scheduling Details

  • Offered in September

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • Total Construction Project Management (2013), Ritz, 2nd ed. ISBN-13: 978-0-0-71801379 OPTIONAL

    Professional Construction Management, 3rd Ed. (1992), Barrie & Paulson ISBN-13: 978-0-0-7003889-9 OPTIONAL

    Additional materials will be provided electronically by the instructor. It is recommended that you bring a laptop with you to class to access these materials, if possible.

Please note that prices are subject to change.