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BMC 243 Control Systems In Construction Projects

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Course Description

Project administrative personnel benefit from this overview of typical control systems in construction projects. Prepare for most aspects of office and site control by examining these topics: key roles of personnel, business management, financial control, cash management, loss control, contract forms and bidding strategies, operations, labour management, health and safety.

Course Details


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify suitable contract methods and forms
  • Understand the components and processes which make up a project from concept to completion
  • Undertake assessment methods to establish control of a project
  • Identify areas of risk and recognize when corrective action is required
  • Apply terms and conditions of various construction related documents
  • Apply creative problem solving techniques to enhance control of the construction process
  • Recognize the various elements and resources within the construction industry as a whole

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 243 - 012 Control Systems in Construction Projects  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Mon, Wed 6:00PM - 9:00PM
01 May 2017 to 14 Jun 2017
Number of Sessions: 13 Sessions
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    595.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Darrell Maclachlan
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Custom Course Pack - Control Systems in Construction Projects


Authors: Darrell Maclachlan



Required Textbook

Title: CCDC 2 Stipulated Price Contract



Publisher: Canadian Construction Documents Committee


Required Textbook

Title: Builders Lien Act, Consolidated Version





Recommended Textbook

Title: Construction Contracting

Edition: 7

Authors: Richard Clough

Publisher: John Wiley And Sons


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  Section Notes:  

There is no class on May 22, 2017


The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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