Administrative Control Systems

    EXCST 4200 is offered this winter:

Explore the steps in the con­struc­tion process from the award to close-out. Top­ics in this course will include scope of work, bid­ding, start up, con­trol sys­tem require­ments, role of con­sul­tants and orga­ni­za­tion­al struc­ture. Oth­er top­ics include con­trac­tors safe­ty pro­gram, work changes and pre­vent­ing delays.

Course at a glance
  • Recognized by CIQS, Gold Seal, and Blue Seal both as required education for accreditation and continuing professional development (post-accreditation maintenance).
  • Aimed at a wide range of construction workers, including tradesmen and journeymen, managers and supervisors, administrators, contractors, consultants, architects, and construction business owners.
  • Comprehensive content that covers topics such as project management, scheduling, budgeting, safety, change orders, and contract applications.
  • Learning materials available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • While there are no prerequisites for this course, prior knowledge of construction project management is recommended for student success.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe the development of the construction process with an emphasis on administrative control procedures, from award of contract to close-out.
    • Relate the bidding, award, and start-up processes with subsequent construction.
    • Identify the elements of an organization; identify the roles and responsibilities of the owner, consultant, and contractor.
    • Understand how to effectively execute the implementation of a project with a focused emphasis on completing the project assignment on time, within budget, with quality, and in a safe manner.

Offered:

Take note:
  • Assessment will include a mid-term and a final exam; there are no post-course work requirements.
  • For students pursuing the Construction Management and Administration certificate, this course is recommended as the last core requirement to be fulfilled.
Overall Schedule
Lecture/Class Schedule
Mondays

Tuesdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Wednesdays

Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Jan 29Feb 12
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Sundays

Feb 15 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Philip Perry

Your Instructor

Philip PerryID: philip-perry

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 27, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Assessment will include a mid-term and a final exam; there are no post-course work requirements.
  • For students pursuing the Construction Management and Administration certificate, this course is recommended as the last core requirement to be fulfilled.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXCST 4200 is offered this winter: