The Construction Management program at Centennial College focuses on the study of the management and technological aspects of residential, industrial, commercial and institutional construction projects as well as engineering and infrastructure construction.
Construction Management courses provide practical training for you to acquire a unique combination of construction and project management skills in conjunction with the added dimension of protecting the environment and sustainability.
This program integrates a modular design with a principal focus on construction management and an ancillary focus on general project management in a construction environment.
-There is a focus on protecting the global environment, energy conservation and international sustainable construction strategies.
-Emphasis on domestic and international sustainability and green building distinguishes this offering from other construction management programs.
-The curriculum includes construction management information systems, scheduling, procurement, legal documents and contracts, cost estimation, and analysis and construction safety.
-Comparisons of international building codes and construction practices are presented.
Centennial College Construction Management program graduates will have completed six of seven educational competencies required to become a Registered Builder with Tarion.
Areas of Employment
The construction building industry is a key sector in Canada's economy. Currently, the Canadian government, at all levels, is establishing funding initiatives to encourage growth and restore confidence in the economy. These programs are intended to stimulate housing construction and build infrastructure. Recent housing-related funding announcements that will allow you to work in a range of areas include:
-Investments in housing for Canadians
-Renovation and retrofit of social housing
-First Nations housing
-Housing for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities
-Helping municipalities build stronger communities
These projects indicate there are a wide variety of career opportunities in the construction sector.