This course is a thorough survey of the construction project management process from initial conception to completion. Topics include feasibility analysis, siting/staging issues, software application, personnel management, contractual procedures and job-site safety. Students will be introduced to basic contractor operations, project administration, job planning and Critical Path Method scheduling. After building a conceptual base, students will apply their scheduling knowledge to simulated projects. In this latter phase of the course students will use the most current and prevalent project planning software.