BCN 3027C is a required course for all incoming juniors in the Construction Management program. The course is structured to provide a comprehensive overview of the project development process, starting from the owner’s feasibility phase, before moving into design, bidding and award, and the construction phase, and ending with close-out and occupancy. While the course is delivered primarily through the lens of the contractor, the lectures and assignments emphasize that construction is a team effort. Understanding the roles of the owner and designer, as well as other players such as regulatory agencies, funders and insurers, provides students with a broader understanding of where their work fits within the project development process. In addition, the course exposes students to construction terminology and management concepts that will covered in more depth as they progress through the program.
Upon completion of the course, students will demonstrate their ability to: