Schack Institute of Real Estate
The Construction Process
In this course, Construction Managers learn the skills to coordinate, sequence, monitor, supervise work, and to control schedules and costs on projects. The students are given the tools: to review and analyze risk; to create logistics plans; manage, Request for Information (RFI), shop drawings, and other critical documents; to work with subcontractors and how they are selected for a project ( including bidding and the leveling process); for review of drawings and to make sure a project can be constructed based on the available information; for the implementation of test and quality control procedures; to review new technologies that are being used in the construction industry; to evaluate sustainability in construction. Students learn about the attributes it takes to be good leaders and how ethics plays a part in the total construction process. They are also taught how contracts are used and how to mitigate claims.