CMGT 4011

About This Course

Definition, interpretation, and use of drawings. Specifications, agreements, bidding forms, general conditions. Bonds, contracts, subcontracts, and related documents. Appropriate provisions for minority business participation, such as tax exempt status and wage rates.

Sample course topics: RFIs, delivery systems, bidding and contractor selection, types of contracts, changes, consequences of delays and changes, pay applications, punch lists, subcontracts, dispute resolution, and general conditions. 

Sample textbook: Construction Management Fundamentals, 2nd edition, Knutson, et al, ISBN: 9780073401041


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Brad Creager

MBA, Barker University; BS, construction science and management, Kansas State University


Brad Creager is a career construction manager. His work for J.E. Dunn Construction Group, Inc. involved managing projects ranging from a county detention facility to a corporate world headquarters office building, as well as health care, residential, and educational projects. He then made the switch to the owner side of the industry to work for Target Corp. in the property development group. At Target, he is a senior project manager, responsible for the schedule, budget, and execution of construction in the eastern US regions.

  • CMGT 4011 – Construction Documents and Contracts
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Stephen Hauser

MBA, Carlson School of Management; BS, construction engineering, Iowa State University

Stephen Hauser’s professional experience in the construction industry encompasses projects in 16 states, plus the District of Columbia. He is presently a project manager for a big-box retailer, and worked previously for four different general contractors, a specialty subcontractor, and an architect/engineering firm. Stephen’s responsibilities have included conceptual estimating, marketing, project engineering, and both project and general management. Notable projects on which he has served include the Minneapolis Convention Center and a variety of projects at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

  • CMGT 3001W – Introduction to Construction
  • CMGT 4011 – Construction Documents and Contracts

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