Construction Management - Program Outcomes

Associate in Construction Management

Program Outcomes

1. Become a professional – Graduates will understand the importance of professionalism in the construction industry through:

a. Ethics and Advocacy
b. Team building
c. Leadership
d. Mentorship

2. Safety and accident prevention – Graduates will understand the importance of jobsite safety and the importance of building a culture of safety.

3. Communication - Graduates will understand to use effective communication tools to disseminate technical and professional business information to a diverse audience – The following communication methods will be used:

a. Hardware and software for scheduling, estimating and costing
b. Cost projections
c. Cash Flow projections
d. Internet –information highway
e. Writing

4. Analysis and Problem Solving - Graduates will understand how to use mathematics, logic and technology to help effectively and efficiently analysis projects and solve problems in the following areas:

a. Construction Documents
b. Materials and Methods
c. Estimating and budgets
d. Scheduling

5. Planning and Organization – Graduates will understand how to implement construction processes using effective and efficient project planning methods and tools.  They will be able to identify activities and coordinate resources and create goals and objectives to complete individual tasks.

6. Sustainability - Graduates will understand concepts related to running sustainable projects and businesses. 

Core Abilites Outcomes

  • Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
    Graduates will evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information and ideas in order to construct informed, meaningful, and justifiable conclusions.
  • Responsibility:
    Graduates will be able to critically examine the relationship between self, community, and/or environments, and to evaluate and articulate potential impacts and consequences of choices, actions, and contributions for the creation of sustainable systems.
  • Information Competency:
    Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Effective Communication:
    Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.
  • Multiculturalism:
    Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures, and experiences, and develop the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to understand and work with others who differ from themselves.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes

Communication:
Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.

Humanities:
Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.

Social Sciences:
Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.

Natural Sciences:
Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.

Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.

Certificate in Contruction Management

Program Outcomes

  • Communication will meet standards of business writing and contain standard industry language.
  • Explanations will include, but not be limited to (1) all elements of a construction project divisions 1-16 (CSI Protocol); (2) the interdependence or the organizational triad among construction owner, client and consultant; (3) relationships between assembly of materials and systems; and (4) prioritization and allocation of resources that meets a strict time line.
  • Orally explain project details originating from a blue print or specifications.
  • Using computerized industry software, produce a schedule that conforms to time limits based on "critical path planning."
  • Produce a completed estimate that accurately measures and calculates material quantities.
  • Demonstrate the unique contributions, mission, and values of your business and your unique skills and abilities (branding).

Certifcate in Construction Management Safety

Program Outcomes

  • Ability to think critically about historical and current political and social trends surrounding the profession of occupational safety and health.
  • Awareness of diversity issues that affect historical and current trends as well as their affect on the communication and training process of diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through writing, presentation, training and through daily interaction with others.
  • Comprehension of and commitment to best practices in sustainability and global consciousness.
  • Ability to utilize basic computation skills necessary to support the above basic skill set.

Core Abilites Outcomes for All Certificates

  • Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
    Graduates will be able to question, search for answers and meaning, and develop ideas that lead to action.
  • Responsibility:
    Graduates will be able to respond by examining the relationship between self, community, and environments, evaluating potential impacts and consequences of actions, and making choices and contributions based on that examination and evaluation.
  • Information Competency:
    Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Effective Communication:
    Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods and tools.
  • Multiculturalism:
    Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures and experiences and the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to engage others with civility and empathy.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes

Communication:
Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.

Humanities:
Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.

Social Sciences:
Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.

Natural Sciences:
Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.

Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.

 

Contact

Dolores Kelley
P/T Faculty
253-964-6452