AGC Colorado has partnered with AGC Wisconsin to offer AGC's Project Manager Development Program (PMDP).
This 2nd edition of the PMDP is designed to specifically meet the needs of today's construction industry. The curriculum combines activities and shared experiences to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to increase the participant's ability to work successfully with others to ensure project success.
This recently updated 40 hour training was developed by AGC member company project managers for aspiring and new construction project managers.
The revised PMDP curriculum takes participants through the management of the entire lifecycle of a construction project, and contains the following five units:
- Unit 1: Introduction to Project Management
This unit will discuss that a successful PM must be competent and efficiently model specific soft and technical skills. Each of these skills are defined and examples provided to highlight the skill’s purpose and its proper implementation during a project. Unit 1 will also provide a high-level overview of construction law, highlighting specific terms, and the PM’s responsibilities. Additionally, there will be an introduction and emphasis on project safety.
· Project Managers’ role and responsibilities in the construction industry
· The importance of consistent implementation of personnel management policies
· Identify the soft skills critical to the Project Manager role
· Discuss the importance of leadership and teamwork
· Explain why a Project Manager must be an effective problem solver
· Identify the technical skills critical to the Project Manager role
· Identify the need for building codes and permits
· Describe the impact of Construction Law on the Project Manager’s roles and responsibilities
· Define the terms commonly used in Construction Law
· Discuss the importance of project safety and risk
· Identify State and Federal construction industry safety laws
· Identify the four most common types of project delivery systems
· Explain the purpose of an Estimate during project planning
· Explain the difference between quality assurance and quality control