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Construction Management
CONSTR MANAGEM
CLASS CODE: CONST 310 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An introduction to organizing, controlling, and directing operations of construction companies including business ownership and management, company organization, business methods, bonds, insurance, safety, building and land use regulations, and labor relations.
DESCRIPTION:
TOPICS: Business ownership
Company organization
Business methods
Construction terminology
The Construction industry
Drawings and specifications
Cost estimating and bidding
Construction contracts
Surety bonds
Construction insurance
The subcontracting process
Labor law and relations
Project safety
Land use controls
Lien laws and contractors rights
Accounting methods
Bookkeeping procedures
Control
Depreciation
Business planning and methods
Time value of money
Forecasting
Cash flow
Retirement
Financial reports
Financial analysis
Social security
Workers compensation insurance
Unemployment insurance
Tax reporting requirements
Employee benefits

OBJECTIVES: Understanding of general business ownership and management principles
Understanding of construction industry business practices
Understanding of laws and regulations governing the construction industry
Understanding of accounting, business financial planning, reports, and analysis
Understanding of tax regulations and requirements
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Arch 100
Arch 102
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003