Construction Management

The construction industry is moving quickly towards greener, high-performing buildings, creating increased demand across the country for sustainable building skills.

GPRO Construction Management (CM) explains the essential role CMs play on a sustainable construction project. Taught by industry experts using real-life classroom exercises, GPRO CM gives experienced building professionals the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable construction practices.

GPRO CM is ideal for a range of construction and real estate professionals including:

  • Contractors and subcontractors
  • Project managers and site superintendents
  • Foremen
  • Estimators
  • Project architects and engineers
  • Building owners and facilities managers

This 12-hour certificate course can be scheduled to meet the needs of your organization. Certificate exam is included.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

Part 1: Fundamentals of Building Green

  • Economic and health benefits of green building
  • Causes and impacts of a changing climate
  • Transitioning to sustainable construction practices
  • Understanding LEED
  • Overview of green building strategies
  • The importance of commissioning (systems quality assurance)

Part 2: Construction Management 

  • The CM’s role in the pre-construction phase of a project
  • Integrating green building systems into the construction schedule
  • Creating and using tools to implement energy efficiency strategies
  • Communicating sustainable construction processes to subcontractors and trades
  • Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
  • Construction Indoor Air Quality
  • Construction Waste Management
  • Critical actions to ensure success during the submittals, rough-in, and fit-out phases
  • The CM’s role in commissioning (Cx) and working effectively with the Cx agent
  • Implementing a post-occupancy review and assessment process

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

GPRO Construction Management qualifies for 10 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

See www.gpro.org/faqs for details.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://gpro.org/register/

> Register for a Course

> Download the Course Outline

> Access GPRO CM Student Resources

 

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