Columbia University

Yale

Construction Management

"You can dream, create, design, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it requires people to make the dream a reality."

- Walt Disney

The Details

Do you like building things? Planning? Are you a natural leader? Then construction management might be a great fit for you. In this course you will learn the major facets of construction management including project initiation and planning, scheduling techniques and procedures, cost estimating and control, and construction project financials.

Why it’s hot RN

  • Jobs for Construction Managers are expected to increase by 8.8 percent, or 880 jobs between 2018 and 2028. (Source: Collegegrad.com)

Influencers in the field

Roby Hayes, Clay Sharff, Rita Brown

Let’s talk about the $

$95,260 (source: ziprecruiter.com)

Social impact

Sky’s the limit (literally)!

PATHWAYS:

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

Degree in engineering or building and construction management (BA or BS)

TIME

6-8 semesters

COST

$40,000-$68,000

OR

workmyxConstruction Management

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

*Skills needed to become a construction manager. *Course completion certificates from top universities in the field. *Course credits can be used

TIME

1 semester

COST

$425

workmyx: Construction Management

1. Columbia University

Construction Management

The Construction Management specialization is curated for professionals in the construction and civil engineering industry looking to advance their careers. Through this specialization, students will gain comprehensive industry knowledge along with the latest trends and development within the industry. This 5-course specialization will cover the major facets of construction management including project initiation and planning, scheduling techniques and procedures, cost estimating and control, and construction project financials. After students complete this specialization, they will have gained significant skills and tools to stay relevant and ahead of the curve in the world of construction management.

What You'll Learn

  • Major construction management fundamentals, key project scheduling techniques, types of cost estimates and monitoring project cash flow

  • Construction Industry Overview, Sustainability in the Construction Industry, Building Information Modeling and Technology Trends in Construction

2. Yale

The Science of Wellbeing

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

What You'll Learn

  • Gratitude
  • Happiness
  • Meditation
  • Savoring

This work totals 103 hours over the course of 15 weeks

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Columbia University

Yale