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) Effectively communicate orally and in writing, in diverse settings
  1.2) Effectively 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) Demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of the design disciplines’ processes
2) Demonstrate ethical behavior and decision making 2.1) Analyze professional decisions based on ethical principles
  2.2) Demonstrate ethical behavior when dealing with people in diverse settings
3) Safely manage and control the project process 3.1) Employ appropriate practices to organize and manage personnel, materials, equipment, costs, time, and quality of a construction project
  3.2) Understand construction project control processes
  3.3) Understand construction quality assurance and control
  3.4) Apply appropriate state-of-the-art electronic based technology to manage the construction process
  3.5) Recognize the importance of implementing 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
4) Understand the built environment 4.1) Analyze construction documents for planning and management of construction processes
  4.2) Analyze methods, materials, and equipment used to construct projects
  4.3) Recognize the basic principles of structural behavior
  4.4) Understand the basic principles of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  4.5) Apply basic surveying techniques for construction layout and control
  4.6) Identify the basic principles of sustainable construction
5) Manage the business processes 5.1) Demonstrate an understanding of business and management fundamentals as they relate to construction activities
  5.2) Understand the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a construction project
  5.3) Evaluate construction disputes based upon case facts and contract content
  5.4) Understand construction accounting and cost control techniques
  5.5) Understand construction risk management techniques
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 (how)
  6.2) Interpret, apply, and recommend quality improvement programs (how)
  6.3) Identify the information and communication technology interface between business and facilities (how)
  6.4) Comprehend and prepare emergency preparedness and business continuity strategies