Project Manager's Playbook for Construction - Part 2 of 6
What you'll learn
- This course teaches critical skills necessary for any project manager in construction. The lessons of this course represent the "playbook" for a PM to succeed. This course will focus on the key responsibilities for someone in a project manager role - contracts, cost control, change management and risk management.
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are an extensive amount of risks on a construction project. It is imperative that the Project Manager is able to identify many risks and manage them properly. Part 2 of 6 in the course series reviews several potential risks, describes how to quantify and manage them. A very important risk mitigation tool is insurance and this course describes the essential insurance policies on the project. Additionally, bonds are reviewed in detail as another form of risk mitigation. All concepts in this part of the series are backed up with real world examples to emphasize the importance of proper risk management.
Who this course is for:
- Primary Audience Industry Sectors - Heavy Civil, Commercial Building Construction, Industrial, Residential.
- Primary Audience Project Players - Owners (and Owner's Representatives), General Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers
- Primary Audience Project Roles - Project Managers, Project Engineers (aspiring PMs), Project Controls, Superintendents
- Secondary Audience - Design Engineers, Architects, Preconstruction, Estimators, Schedulers, Design-Phase Managers
Matt Morris is a registered professional engineer and has extensive experience in many aspects of the engineering and construction industry. He holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In his roles as a civil engineering officer in the U.S. Air Force and a project manager for a major commercial general contractor, Matt has led over 160 projects totaling over $1 Billion. As a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado School of Mines, Matt has taught over 1,800 students through 16 different university courses. Matt’s experience spans across many markets, including federal government, public works, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, manufacturing, laboratory, pharmaceutical, corporate, heavy civil and water conveyance. Additionally, Matt’s varied roles have enabled him to manage every phase of a project as an owner, contractor and designer. Matt is currently a Senior Instructor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder.