Construction Project Management Certificate


Enroll Now!  Classes begin September 27!



Learn How to Strategically Manage Your Construction Projects!

Master the Essentials of Construction Project Management. This innovative course provides the construction-orientated professional with the practical knowledge and expertise in project cost estimation, project scheduling, and managing key business concepts in the field of construction. 

Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.  This course is approved for 22.5 hours of continuing education for real estate salespersons and brokers (NYS approved).
 

Construction Project Management; Project management; PMP; ConstructionTopics include:

  • Determining the cost for construction
  • Establishing construction schedules
  • Applying time value of money concepts for evaluation of alternatives
  • Value engineering
  • Evaluating project schedules and cost performance
  • Performance management




PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The field of construction management is heterogeneous and enormously complex.  There are several major classifications of construction that differ markedly from each other: housing, nonresidential building, heavy, highway, utility, and industrial projects.  Such projects involve much time and expense, and close management control of them is required if they are to be completed within the established time and cost limitations.  A construction manager is charged with the overall planning and control of a project; this demands a command of many skills.  The Construction Project Management Certificate program is designed to provide you with the knowledge of the regulatory, insurance, management, safety, estimating, and environmental aspects of the construction management industry.


PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • The opportunity to develop professionally and to improve, acquire, and develop new and relevant knowledge to enhance professional growth
  • The knowledge and problem solving skills to determine costs for construction activities and projects
  • Establish construction schedules
  • Apply time value money concepts for evaluation of alternatives
  • Value engineering
  • Evaluate project schedules and cost performance
  • Interpret construction material properties and standards
  • Perform managerial functions
  • Give a perspective on emerging issues in construction management


WHO WILL BENEFIT

This program is designed for individuals new to the field of construction, construction project planners and designers, project engineers, project managers, general construction managers, executive construction managers and superintendents, real estate owners, property appraisers, individuals seeking a new career path as construction consultants, and those under contract with or employed by the owner, developer, or management firm overseeing a construction project. 


MEET THE INSTRUCTOR

construction project management; cost estimating; blueprint reading; architect; facilities management; green building designE. Dominique Paraison has over 14 years experience in program/project management, architectural/design, construction, and site safety management with firms and institutions as McKissack & Associates (Philadelphia), Verizon Corporation (Design & Construction- Real Estate Portfolio Management), JW Consulting Engineer (Construction Site Safety Management/ Construction Management), City of New York Department of Design & Construction (Public Works- Design & Construction), private practice, teaching architectural and construction management & safety at university level. Mr. Paraison has extensive expertise in managing complex programs and demanding projects while maintaining daily business operations for public and private facilities.  Projects   include development of major project commitments – University Campuses educational, medical, engineering, laboratory, and teaching facilities, residential buildings and hotel/commercial mixed use complexes, Utilities & Telecommunication, and MTA Transits Projects – from initial concept through programming, design, and construction, to occupancy.  

His extensive background has involved program-, project- and construction- management- safety management: master planning, programming, design, bidding and award, and construction; development of program-wide contracting strategy; bid packaging and award; owner/designer/ contractor coordination; contract administration; code & zoning ordinance, quality assurance/control; constructability, bidability and value engineering; best practices; quality management, safety and security, facility operations and maintenance management; arbitration and dispute resolution.

 

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

  • "I have just finished the blueprint reading and construction project management courses with Prof Parrasian. This was truly an amazing adventure. The man is dynamic in his delivery and made me love every minute of the classes. He gets 10 out of 10 anyday." - T. Williams
     
  • "I am currently enrolled in the above referenced certificate class instructed by professor Paraison at Pace. This class was a lot more exciting then I expected it to be. Professor Paraison uses his great personality to make learning fun and understandable. I feel confident that I will leave this course with the knowledge of reading plans." - D. Colmer
     
  • "Professor Dominic Paraison is very passionate about teaching construction classes, has lots of humors, he knows how to lead the class (there are some prof. are just talking boring), and knows what makes the class interested to everyone in the class. It was worth taking HIS course; I learned a lot about the drawings which can be very useful to my job right away.” - Yoko Y.
     
  • "The class was wicked. And I learned a lot from the professor. One of the best professor I met so far." - S. Singh
     

 

Fall 2014 Course Schedule

This exciting course is offered exclusively in our Pace University Midtown Center Campus, which is conveniently located appr. two blocks from Grand Central Station. 

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street
New York, NY

Saturdays
September 27; October 11, 18, & 25, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuition: $595   (includes all materials)
Course# 90031


  CLASS STATUS: CLOSED



Questions?  Please contact us at (212) 346-1186 or ContinuingEd@pace.edu