Bundle Description

If you’re interested in making a change in your career path, consider a certificate in construction management. This certificate is offered for Amazon employees looking to transition into a career in the construction industry and is a non-degree certificate that can be completed in 20 weeks. With Amazon Career Choice, this program is available to Amazon employees at no cost.

Position yourself to enter the construction management field with the Construction Management Professional Certificate. You’ll gain foundational knowledge of construction management, the skills needed to oversee projects, and how to handle logistical problems.

The construction sector is growing rapidly and individuals with skills in construction project management, construction fundamentals, inspection, safety, managing changes, and written and verbal communication are in high demand. The construction management program was developed with guidance and assistance from current leaders in the industry and provides relevant training for those seeking an entry-level job in construction management.

Learning Objective

  • Understand the fundamentals of interpreting drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrate knowledge in reading surveys, site improvement, foundations, structures, mechanical, and electrical drawings
  • Explain construction bid documents and related bidding procedures
  • Apply specification principles and contract procedures and conditions
  • Understand the cost of injuries in comparison to the cost of safety.
  • Assess the occurrence of hazardous conditions.
  • Determine steps and implement contractual agreements and management systems to improve safety.
  • Understand the relationship between safety and quality.
  • Understand the basic inspection processes for site, structures, general construction and mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Apply inspection techniques to insure conformance with codes, plans and specifications.
  • Understand the final inspection process and project closeout.
  • Understand the project management process.
  • Explain construction contracts and delivery methods.
  • Demonstrate estimating fundamentals.
  • Understand network and scheduling fundamentals.
  • Analyze construction progress through schedule updating.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites.

Notes

A computer and internet connection is required. Textbooks and CMAA CMIT Level 1 Exam Prep vouchers will be provided as part of enrollment.

Estimated Time of Completion

200 Hours

Access Time

4 Months

Credits

20.0 CEUs

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