CMGT 190 - Computer Applications in Construction
(R only) CE-R
Reviews software applications in construction project management, administration, estimating, scheduling, and cost control. Topics include an introduction to software packages used in subsequent courses, and Internet applications in construction. PREREQUISITE(S): CMAP 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 190.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Use general computer skills in the construction field.
- Produce a variety of professional documents for effective communication with project team members using email, word processing software, and presentation software.
- Develop and manipulate spreadsheets for project administration and estimating using spreadsheet software.
- Prepare simple cost estimates with accuracy using computer-based project estimating software common in the construction industry.
- Build and update simple project schedules using computer-based scheduling software standard in the construction industry following sound scheduling principles.
- Analyze construction plans as required for preparing a cost estimate and building project schedules.
- Describe emerging technologies used in the field of construction management including advantages and disadvantages.
- Summarize best practices for the implementation of new technologies within a construction organization or on an individual construction project.
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