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Construction Project Manager | Careers in Construction | ACTS

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

Americation Career and Training School (ACTS)

What is a Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Managers are members of a construction team tasked with the responsibility of the planning, budgeting, scheduling and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. Project Managers create plans for all stages of construction from the drawing board to the last day of construction. In construction projects of all sizes, it is important for a team and the overall project to stick to a defined budget. Budgets essentially create a financial safety net that prevents overspending. It is also very important for construction to have and follow the planned schedule or timeline. If the timeline is not followed the project end date can be postponed which can lead to unhappy customers and unhappy investors, both are bad for business. Construction Project Managers ensure that construction jobs run as smoothly and safely as possible.

What this Program has to Offer

The Americation Construction Project Manager program will provide the training and education to students to create successful careers and businesses. This is done by our unique approach. In this program, you will not only learn the skills and knowledge needed to be a Project Manager but also a Construction Manager as well. Having the dual skill set will allow you to have a better understanding of the job site as a whole and not just from only one aspect. Construction Managers are a vital part of a successful project, understanding the blueprints, supplies, and equipment used in construction as well as appropriate disposal of site materials. The program is designed to inform students on all aspects of a construction project throughout each stage.

Career Advancement Opportunities

Nearly all the programs offered at Americation provide students with career advancement opportunities. However, students enrolled in the construction project management program can benefit tremendously from taking up some additional programs. The Construction Blueprint Reading professional and the Construction Job Site Estimator Programs can really solidify students as well as trained construction professionals. In addition, Americation even offers programs to educate students on how to open up and maintain their own business. Programs such as Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Business Communication Program can really help individuals with the drive to open up their own construction business.


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