TYPE OF COURSE
CEI Lunch & Learn
About this Course
Construction Project Management introduces you to Project Initiation and Planning. Industry experts join Columbia University professor, Ibrahim Odeh, to give an overview of the construction industry. Professor Odeh teaches the fundamentals of the Project Development Cycle while guest lecturers discuss Lean Project Delivery method and Lean Design Behaviors. Technological advances, such as Building Information Modeling, will be introduced with real world examples of the uses of BIM during the Lifecycle of the Project. The course concludes with Professor Odeh discussing the importance of project planning and scheduling and an opportunity to develop a Work Breakdown Structure.
Who is this Course For
This specialization is intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects looking to advance their careers. People interested in learning about construction project management would also benefit from this specialization.
Ibrahim Odeh, PhD, MBA
Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Dr. Ibrahim Odeh is currently a faculty at the school of engineering and the director of research and founder of the Global Leaders in Construction Management (GLCM) initiative at Columbia University. The main contribution of Odeh's work is focused on assisting top leading construction firms with strategic management tasks in areas related to: strategy and business development; infrastructure and construction market analysis; and market entry strategy. He worked on several consulting projects and market studies with leading firms such as Skanska, AECOM, Turner, Dentons, and STV. He is also an advisory committee member and a working group lead at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on a multi-year project that is focused on studying "The Future of Construction". Moreover, Dr. Odeh also teaches several courses in the area of construction engineering and management (CEM) where he also one of the faculties at the department who direct and run the CEM program at the department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics for both the on-campus and on-line tracks.
THIS IS AN EXTERNAL COURSE
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