Project Manager Development Series

Curriculum

This AWCI Project Manager Development Series is for anyone who wants to learn and improve his or her project management skills. People in the wall and ceiling industry who would best benefit from this series are:

Core Project Manager Responsibilities
  • Review Contract Documents/Scope/Submittals
  • Re-take Off Job/Establish Project Budget
  • Review Cost Discrepancies with Estimator
  • Building Materials Buyout
  • Prepare/Submit the Submittal Packets
  • Subcontracting Work Out to Others
  • Preparing Job Costing
  • Certifications
  • Pre-Construction Conference with GC
  • Understanding GC Scheduling Methods
  • Mapping Job Schedule to GC Schedule Managing
  • Change/Extra Work Orders
  • Ordering and Stocking Building Materials
  • Financial Billing and Tracking
  • Safety Management
  • Progress Meetings
  • Retainage Payment
  • Owner Documents and Inventory
  • Review Project Closeout
Leadership/Organization/Communication Skills
  • Defining the Role of the Project Manager
  • Project Manager's Key Elements of Success
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Practical Application of Planning Modules
  • Effective Communications
  • Building Relationships with Interpersonal Skills
  • Ethics
  • The Art of Negotiating
  • Managing Conflict
  • Customer Relations
  • Coaching - Accountability
  • Project Documents (Daily Record Keeping/Logs)
  • Day-to-Day Management
  • Crisis at the Job Site-Case Study
  • Practical Application of Controlling Modules
  • Project Closeout Checklist
  • Final Evaluation from GC
  • Post-Job Review and Procedures and Checklist
Project Manager Supported Tasks (Non-core)
  • Pre-bid Communications and Documentation
  • Estimating Basics
  • Contract Clauses
  • Industry Software
  • Bid Preparation and Strategy
  • Win/Loss Bid Review
  • Prepare Manpower Productivity Plan
  • Equipment and Tools
  • Select/Prepare Checklists
  • Quality Control Inspection Checklist
  • Job Specific Safety Plan
  • Claims Avoidance and Management
  • Demobilization
Special Topics
  • Prefabrication
  • BIM
  • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Lean Construction
  • Green Construction: Your Role and Your Risk
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Risk Management
  • Banking and Bonding Information Requirements
  • Getting Paid
  • Four Generations-One Workplace
  • Blending Family and Work