Project Management for Construction

Project Management for Construction

January 12-13, 2022 | Online :: Central Time

Managing construction projects in the real world can be very different from what you learn in the book; it gives us a good background from which to start, but it cannot come close to predicting what can and ultimately will happen in the real world.

In the real world, projects fail—a lot. Throughout this course, we will discuss how and why projects fail, as well as risks and how to quantify and manage them, and conclude with building an understanding of how to deal with stakeholders on a construction project. Whether you’re planning your first venture or you’re a veteran project manager who is looking for new ideas for your execution, the goal of this course is to leave attendees feeling confident in their ability to create, monitor, and complete a construction project successfully.

Learning Outcomes  

  • Review the project basics, including how to initiate, plan, execute, and close a project
  • Evaluate how to manage your project so it is on time and on-budget (i.e., avoiding failure to meet schedules, budget overruns, quality issues, etc.)
  • Identify project risks and determine their impact, ownership, and response
  • Discuss how to manage stakeholders, as well as conflict and communication management, team building, and situational leadership


    Wednesday, January 12, 2022 : Central Time

    12:45 – 1:00 p.m.
    Log In and Welcome

    1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
    Course Timing

    Keep it Simple: Back to the Project Basics

     Managing Construction Projects with PMI Basics

    • Introduction
    • Initiating
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Closing

    Review and Q&A


    Thursday, January 13, 2022 : Central Time

    8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
    Log In

    12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
    Lunch Break

    9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Course Timing

    The Other 30%: Manage Your Construction Project On-Time and On-Budget

    Approximately 70% of all projects late and over budget. The average cost overrun is more than 40%.

    • Learn reasons projects fail 
    • Budget overruns 
    • Failure to meet schedule
    • Reduced scope delivery
    • Quality issues 

    Risky Business: Identify & Manage Construction Project Risks

    Projects, by definition, are uncertain. To be successful, a project manager needs to address risk management proactively and consistently throughout a project.  

    • Steps in identifying risks
    • Evaluate risks vs. opportunities
    • Determining risk impact
    • Risk ownership
    • Risk response 

    The Art of Stakeholder Management: Identify & Manage Key Construction Project Stakeholders 

    Great project managers know that success goes beyond the triple constraint deliverables and includes managing stakeholder expectations.  

    • Identify key project stakeholders
    • Stakeholder analysis
    • Develop communication strategy
    • Perform risk analysis 
    • Communication and project leadership
    • Team building
      • Conflict management
      • Communication management
      • Management styles
      • Situational leadership
      • Team building

    Review and Q&A


    Rich Garman, RWG Consulting

    Rich Garman has over 30 years of experience managing projects in the energy industry. He is currently a part of the RWG Consulting team and the Deputy Director of Economic Development & Finance at the North Dakota Commerce Department.


    Rich is also an assistant professor for the University of Mary in the Engineering – Construction Management department. He has been instrumental in the development of the curriculum and instruction of key course in Project Management. He has also been an adjunct professor for the University of Mary since 2012 where he teaches graduate courses in Project and Operations Management.

    He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and degrees in Master of Business Administration and Project Management from University of Mary. Rich is a registered Project Management Professional (PMP).

    Online Delivery

    We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

    • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
    • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
    • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
      • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
    • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
    • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.


    Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

    If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event


    Project Management for Construction

    January 12-13, 2022 | Online
    Individual attendee(s) - $ 1295.00 each

    Volume pricing also available

    Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

    Pack of 5 attendees - $ 5,180.00 (20% discount)
    Pack of 10 attendees - $ 9,065.00 (30% discount)
    Pack of 20 attendees - $ 15,540.00 (40% discount)

    Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before December 10, 2021 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




    EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

    EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this event.

    Requirements for Successful Completion of Program 

    Participants must log in each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit. 

    Instructional Methods

    PowerPoint presentations, interactive group exercise, and group discussion will be used during this course. 

    Who Should Attend 

    • Project executives, project engineers, and project managers
    • Operations managers 
    • Managers or supervisors who oversee execution of construction projects
    • Technical leads or engineers who have been given the responsibility of acting as a project manager
    • Estimators responsible for or contributing to project cost estimates
    • Schedulers responsible for or contributing to project schedule development
    • Project managers who seek to improve their rate of success

    Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

    Course CPE Credits: 12.0
    There is no prerequisite for this Course.
    Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
    Program Level: Basic
    Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
    Advanced Preparation: None

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