ARE 484: Construction Professional Practice

Credits 3 Lab Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
Tutoring Hours
This course examines practice management and project management in the built environment professions, particularly in engineering and construction. Topics in practice management include: ethical practice; the character and operation of practices; legal requirements; cash flow and profitability; running a business; professional memberships and registration; risk and professional liability; and personal career planning. Topics in project management include: project stages; procurement and feasibility; statutory requirements; management of time, cost and quality; and contracts and contract administration in private and public realms. Alternative and innovative pathways through the profession are also considered.