Student Learning Outcomes

Construction Management Outcomes
Final Program Outcomes (graduates will be able to…) Competencies that Inform the Outcome (the student can…)
1) Recognize, understand, and effectively interact with stakeholder interests 1.1) Demonstrate written, oral, aural, and graphic communication skill through repetitive assessment and evaluation of industry appropriate genre
  1.2) Lead, manage, and participate in teams including those of diverse composition
  1.3) Identify the roles of individuals, companies, and agencies involved in the construction process
  1.4) Using factors around health, safety, welfare, comfort, and security within the organization, the student can practice applications of human resource management
  1.5) Recognize the contribution of the design disciplines’ processes
2) Demonstrate ethical behavior and decision making 2.1) Analyze professional decisions based on ethical principles
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  2.3) Identify the skills needed to strategically lead process, organization, stakeholders, and technologies in an ethically responsible way
3) Safely manage and control the project process 3.1) Demonstrate fundamental principles of safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, fire and life safety, hazardous materials, emergency management, ergonomics, and human factors
  3.2) Identify construction project control processes
  3.3) Compare construction quality assurance and control
  3.4) Apply appropriate state-of-the-art electronic-based technology to manage the construction process
  3.5) Implement construction project safety strategies and job site procedures
  3.6) Create a construction project safety plan
  3.7) Assemble construction estimates using various techniques assessing quantities, productivity, and costs
  3.8) Apply scheduling techniques to project planning activities
  3.9) Calculate necessary resource requirements throughout a construction project
  3.10) Formulate hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs
4) Understand the built environment 4.1) Analyze construction documents for planning and management of construction processes
  4.2) Assess the condition of the facility, including its systems, structure, interiors, exteriors, and grounds, to establish a long-term facility plan for the organization
  4.3) Analyze methods, materials, and equipment used to construct projects
  4.4) Understand the basic principles of structural behavior
  4.5) Describe the basic principles of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  4.6) As a foundation for operations, maintenance, and energy management, the student can recognize systems, services and functions thereof, and the software applications that support them
  4.7) Apply basic surveying techniques for construction layout and control
  4.8) Demonstrate awareness of environmental stewardship and sustainable principles applied to the project and the organization
  4.9) Analyze and interpret data necessary to resolve health and safety-related issues
5) Manage the business processes 5.1) Demonstrate an understanding of business and management fundamentals as they relate to construction and facility activities
  5.2) Explain the history, international practices, corporate organization, and roles of the facility management profession
  5.3) Using principles of acquisition, installation, operations, maintenance, outsourcing, renovation and disposition of building systems, structures, interiors, exterior and grounds, the student can demonstrate the phases of facility management from design/acquisition to final disposition
  5.4) Recognize the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a project
  5.5) Evaluate disputes based upon case facts and contract content
  5.6) Apply analysis, budgeting, accounting, risk management, and reporting to demonstrate applications of construction and facility financial management
  5.7) Demonstrate applications of corporate real estate finance, management, and transactional execution
  5.8) Demonstrate the ability to understand and to apply computer applications for facility management problem solving
6) Manage building systems, facility operations, occupant services, and maintenance operations 6.1) Demonstrate a method to plan, measure, and evaluate the facility’s operational performance 
  6.2) Interpret, apply, and recommend quality improvement programs
  6.3) Align facility management technology with organizational information technology
  6.4) Comprehend and prepare emergency preparedness and business continuity strategies