Construction Management for Developers and Owners Course

Course length: 16 hours / 8 modules
Level: Introductory
Designed for: Developers, owners, investors and financiers with little to no construction management background. 

Gain a practical understanding of the planning, design and construction processes in a commercial real estate project from initiation to closeout, and the key stakeholders involved in each step. Course instructors share their best practices and the applied processes, taking into account budget limitations, timelines, and available resources, in an environment with known and unknown risks.

Course modules:
  1. Construction Management Fundamentals
  2. Project Planning
  3. Construction Contracts
  4. Designing Your Space
  5. Change Orders and Communication
  6. Financial Management
  7. Construction Administration
  8. Project Closeout and Handoff

If you would like to purchase an individual course module instead of the full course, visit the individual course page.

Tuition & Register

Payment for a NAIOP on-demand course entitles access for one person only to the course and all materials.

Course Tuition


Member TypeUSDCAD
Member$199$266
Nonmember$399$534
Developing Leader$149$199
Student Member$95$127
Student Nonmember$145$194


How to Register

  • Register online: Click on the green Register button at the top of the page. You will need to log in or create a free account in order to see the Register button.
  • Fax: Complete the PDF registration form for U.S. or for Canada and fax to 703-904-7003
  • Mail: Send check payments to: NAIOP, CL500060, PO Box 5007, Merrifield, VA 22116-5007
  • Register over the phone/questions: 800-666-6780

Confirmation

All registrations processed online receive an automatic order confirmation and receipt. If you register via fax, mail, or phone, a receipt must be requested by contacting education@naiop.org.

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Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued.

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CMOD Module 1 - Construction Management Fundamentals
Module 1 - Construction Management Fundamentals Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. The success or failure of any project requires an understanding of the rules of the game. In Construction Management Fundamentals, you will learn about how the management of each phase of a construction project affects the outcome, and be able to apply the project management principles to future projects.
Module 1 - Construction Management Fundamentals Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 2 - Project Planning
Module 2 - Project Planning Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. The success or failure of any project requires an understanding of the rules of the game. You will learn how to set project goals, choose the right team, and use a RACI chart. At the end of Project Planning, you will be able to apply the RACI model to future projects.
Module 2 - Project Planning Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 3 - Construction Contracts
Module 3 - Construction Contracts Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. The contract sets the tone for a construction project. You will learn how to write a request for a proposal that attracts the right partners, sort through plan documents with the confidence that you know what questions to ask, and identify which type of contract will work best. By the end of Construction Contracts, you will feel more confident about the contracting phase of a construction project.
Module 3 - Construction Contracts Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 4 - Designing Your Space
Module 4 - Designing Your Space Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Module 4 - Designing Your Space Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 5 - Change Orders & Communication
Module 5 - Change Orders & Communication Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Communication breakdowns cause broken relationships and budget shortfalls. A change order process is necessary to foster effective communication between team members on a project. After completing Change Orders and Communication you will have templates and strategies to improve communication on construction projects.
Module 5 - Change Orders and Communication Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 6 - Financial Management
Module 6 - Financial Management Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Mistakes in financial management are costly. Managing the financials of construction projects requires efficient utilization of labor, material and equipment. By the end of Financial Management, you will gain understanding of the best practices for successful financial management of a project and be able to ask intelligent questions about the bills you receive from your general contractor.
Module 6 - Financial Management Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 7 - Construction Administration
Module 7 - Construction Administration Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Managing construction projects requires risk management. You have a responsibility to maintain job site safety, and need to know when to accept, mitigate or transfer risk. After completing Construction Administration you will be able to apply insurance metrics and assess risk in projects.
Module 7 - Construction Administration Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
CMOD Module 8 - Project Close-out & Handoff
Module 8 - Project Close-out & Handoff Class
Open to view video.
Open to view video. At the end of a construction project, you will turn over the building to the tenant and property manager. You are responsible for following proper close-out procedures and creating an owner's manual for the building. Project Close-out & Hand-off will provide you with the steps needed to close-out construction projects, and how to conduct a project post-mortem.
Module 8 - Project Close-out and Hand-off Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
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Construction Management for Owners and Developers Exam
25 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  20/25 points to pass
25 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  20/25 points to pass This test is not required. You must get 20 out of 25 questions correct in order to pass the test. You have five attempts to pass the test.
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CMOD Full Course Evaluation
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CMOD Transcript
16.00 PDH, AIA Learning Units credits  |  Certificate available
16.00 PDH, AIA Learning Units credits  |  Certificate available