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Trade & Industrial Education
Orientation to Construction Supervision
This course introduces the student to the role of the construction supervisor. Students will learn to manage people, meet project schedules, stay within the budget and maintain safety on the job site.
Bryan Kropfinger
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Construction Core
• Discuss the role of a construction supervisor
• Explain the history, trends and economic conditions affecting the construction industry
• Describe how workers’ values have changed over the years
• Explain the importance of training for construction industry personnel
• Describe the four major categories of construction projects
• Outline the progress of a successful construction project from initial development through completion
• Identify the milestones in the growth of a construction company and the reasons for a formal and informal organizational development
• Describe the difference between authority and responsibility
• Explain the functions of management
• Explain the purpose and content of a satisfactory job description
• Distinguish between company policies and procedures
Project Supervision
Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), Pearson Education, Inc., 2003
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Architecture & Construction Construction Introduction to Construction Management