What to Expect
Program-specific courses will initially be offered evenings or online starting January 2015. This program is initially running part-time. You will be able to enrol in any course, subject to pre-requisite(s).
Students may have the option to take the program full-time in the future.
Our instructors have a minimum of a Master's level academic credential. In addition, they bring a wealth of industry experience from the construction field to the classroom.
Classroom & Study Hours
Courses will be delivered in both the classroom and lab. Laboratory demonstrations compliment classroom lectures and will be a practical application of the theory you learn and discuss in class. Students will perform construction estimates and scheduling activities for actual projects.
This program runs part-time initially. You can choose to take either 1 or 2 classes per semester. Lectures will run 1 to 3 hours long, as will labs.
You can expect to spend, on average
- 3 to 6 hours per week in the classroom
- 2 to 6 hours per week in the lab, if you are taking a course with a lab component
- 6 to 18 hours per week studying and completing class assignments
Typically, classes will have 30 students.
Is This Program For You?Students should have a good understanding of all areas of construction and general contracting. This program will appeal to construction professionals who enjoy
- Organizing activities
- Team environments
- Fast paced schedules
- Progress tracking
- Planning and organizational skills
- Ability to manage people and processes
- Creative problem solving
- Time management skills
- Excellent communication skills
In the BTech-CM program, you will learn how to
- develop and execute a construction project
- manage construction project human resources
- incorporate safety and environmental practices into the management of construction projects
- manage project risk and opportunity
- incorporate ethical practices into the management of construction projects
Students will also take an applied research course and participate in an industry-related capstone project.