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Management Fundamentals in the Construction Industry

Course Outline

An essential understanding of business and project management is an integral part of any professional practice. In this course, we will review legal entities, management concepts, and project delivery methods. In addition, we will examine industry standard depreciation methods, financial statements and code of ethics.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for licensed engineers, architects, contractors and land surveyors who are interested in improving their practice.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Course Content

In this lesson, you are required to download and study the following publication:

Construction Fundamentals - Management Concepts (PDF)

Course Summary

This course provides a review of the legal, financial and ethical aspects of operating a construction related business. By understanding the fundamental concepts described in this course, you will be able to improve the business side of your practice more effectively.

Related Links

For additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following websites or web pages:

Project Management 101
Construction Contract Basics


Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to

Take a Quiz

DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.