Lesson series

Introduction to Building Design and Construction Series 2

In the building industry, because of the changes in sociology, the changes in technology, the changes in commerce, the changes of building codes, bylaws, and regulations, the demands to make buildings serve more purposes, last longer, and require less upkeep than ever before have become ever-increasing.
As these demands increase, so does the amount of knowledge necessary for building professionals to meet them.
This 12 hour online course will go through a series topics and provide insights to residential builders, architects, designers, real estate agents and building professionals:

• arrangements for facility financing.
• evaluation of alternative financing plans.
• secured loans with bonds, notes and mortgages.pricing for constructed facilities.
• contract provisions for risk allocation.
• risks and incentives on construction quality.
• basic concepts in the development of design and/or construction plans.
• choice of technology and construction method.
• defining work tasks.
• calculations for critical path scheduling.
• activity float and schedules.
• presenting project schedules.
• use of advanced scheduling techniques.
• scheduling with uncertain duration.
• improving the scheduling process.
• the cost control problem.
• the project budget.
• forecasting for activity cost control.

By the end of the in-depth course, learners will have a better understanding of the topic and gain more knowledge
The goal of the presentation is NOT to elaborate on the details but to educate the learners on how to work effectively for a better outcome.
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