Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Sep 25, 2023  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog
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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.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, 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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