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Construction Project Management - VILT

Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers and how to successfully manage a complex project.

Course Content:

  • Understand the importance of project planning
  • Understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK 5th Ed)
  • Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase Orders for the project
  • Use risk management tools and mitigate for risk
  • Understand the estimating process
  • Understand the importance of scheduling and use appropriate scheduling tools
  • Understand expectations management and adapt communication accordingly
  • Understand the components of projects – labour, materials, and overheads – and use of techniques to maximize job profitability and minimize costs
  • Do post-mortem analysis after project completion
  • Understand the impact and methodology of construction cost control
  • Use of site and office project cost control methods
  • Use Construction Industry Codes to analyse costs vs budget
  • Adapt the project estimate to a project budget
  • Understand how job costing fits within the overall accounting systems
  • Understand Return on Investment (ROI) and how these impacts required project profit margins
  • Understand the contract process from bidding to project close-out
  • Use of job profit forecasting methods to integrate into company forecasting systems
  • Understand the importance of cash flow projections for construction companies


This course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors and staff.

Course Format and Dates:

Live, Online, Instructor-led training delivered over four 1/2 day sessions to cover the same content as the in-person workshop.  Optional:  online portion involving research, reading, and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors. 

To receive a 5 Gold Seal accredited certificate, you must complete the online portion after the four virtual classroom sessions.

  1. Mon., June 27, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM 
  2. Tues., June 28, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM 
  3. Wed., June 29, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM 
  4. Thu., June 30, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM

Please note the following:  

  1. You will receive an email with easy to follow instructions on how to join the virtual classroom 48 hours prior to the course date.
  2.  Your course manual and handouts will also be emailed to you in a PDF format.  It is recommended that you print the handouts as these will be the exercises to be completed in class. You may also want to print the manual to follow along if you do not have a second screen.
  3. All students are encouraged to use the chat function to ask questions, as well as speaker and microphone during open session discussions. 


  • 2 CCA Gold Seal credit - (16 hours - workshop only)
  • 5 CCA Gold Seal credit - ( Workshop + online portion)
  • 15 BC Housing CPD points

Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
2 or 5
Other Credits:
BC Housing - 15 CPD points
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this workshop you will receive an electronic copy of the course Certificate of Completion.

Course Instructor Information



Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator


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