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While many industries expect their top management to acquire higher education and advanced degrees as they move up the corporate ladder, managers in the construction industry are beginning to take a different approach. While online degrees remain an option, the most up-to-date information is not likely to be found in online classrooms. Online industry trade magazines, and other sources provide construction foremen to business owners with the information updates they require to make sound business decisions. Here is a sampling of these blogs and ezines and their value to construction managers.
As a resource, Construction Global aims to inform, engage and interact with construction management regarding key industry trends, technological advances and software innovation. Of particular interest and importance to construction management are pieces that detail modern construction techniques and operational excellence.
Recent articles have included: Harnessing Technology -how recent builds utilized cloud technology and the Internet of Things to reach their production goals. Delivering Complex Development -an overview of the new Abu Dhabi international airport build, and Eight Ways Construction Companies Can Increase Reach on Social Media.
Construction managers know that their education never ends. Every project, project site and successful build furthers their knowledge of their craft. There are some, however, who wish to supplement their existing knowledge with online classroom time. Perhaps they have worked in the industry for years but have not yet been selected for management. Still others are changing their careers and have extensive management experience in other fields, yet want to ensure that this translates seamlessly into a parallel role in a new industry.
For these individuals, there are a number of online degrees and certifications in construction management to consider. Here is a partial list. As with standard brick and mortar classroom learning, these matriculated programs are offered as two-year Associate’s and four-year Bachelor’s Degree programs. Acceleration is possible and it may be possible to achieve an Associates in 18 months and a Bachelor’s in as little as three years.
Classes include Building Codes, Principles of Building Construction Management, Construction and Measurement, Project Scheduling, Safety Management, and Legal Issues. All provide a sound foundation for a continued or new career in the field of construction management.
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