CM 541 Project Management for Construction

This course deals with the problems of managing a project. A project is defined as a temporary organization of human and nonhuman resources, within a permanent organization, for the purpose of achieving a specific objective. Both operational and conceptual issues will be considered. Operational issues include definition, planning, implementation, control and evaluation of the project; conceptual issues include project management vs. hierarchical management, matrix organization, project authority, motivation and morale. Cases will include construction management, chemical plant construction and other examples.



Cross Listed Courses

CE 541


Civil Engineering Program Construction Management Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Summer Session 1 Summer Session 2