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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Year 1
Term 1Credit Hours
CMDP-1005Statics
3
CMDP-2005Surveying 1
3
SAFE-1028WHMIS
0
Term 2Credit Hours
CMDP-2011Surveying 2
3
Term 3Credit Hours
Year 2
Term 4Credit Hours
3
Electives
Term 5Credit Hours
Term 6Credit Hours
Year 3
Term 7Credit Hours
Electives
3
Term 8Credit Hours
Electives
Term 9Credit Hours
Year 4
Term 10Credit Hours
3
Electives
Term 11Credit Hours
3
Electives
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
CMCO-1001Co-op Work Placement 1
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Co-operative education is an educational strategy that integrates related on-the-job training with classroom theory by way of paid employment during the work term period. Industry demands more than just the technical and academic skills required for graduation. Students graduate with up to 18 months of relevant work experience gained through the co-op ed model of three six-month terms.

CMCO-2002Co-op Work Placement 2
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Co-operative education is an educational strategy that integrates related on-the-job training with classroom theory by way of paid employment during the work term period. Industry demands more than just the technical and academic skills required for graduation. Students graduate with up to 18 months of relevant work experience gained through the co-op ed model of three six-month terms.

CMCO-3000Co-op Work Placement 3
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Co-operative education is an educational strategy that integrates related on-the-job training with classroom theory by way of paid employment during the work term period. Industry demands more than just the technical and academic skills required for graduation. Students graduate with up to 18 months of relevant work experience gained through the co-op ed model of three six-month terms.

CMDP-1001Algebra & Trigonometry
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This course covers mathematical techniques necessary to solve problems in construction applications. Concepts covered include functions, graphing, factoring, exponents, radicals, algebraic manipulations, systems of linear equations, and trigonometry. A combination of lectures, tutorials and online assignments are used to teach the theory and application of mathematics.

CMDP-1002Computer and Communication Fundamentals
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This course consists of instruction in the fundamentals of effective communications with special emphasis on Construction Management. These skills will be integrated into hands-on computer applications commonly used in the industry including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

CMDP-1003Construction Graphics
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Part A of this course introduces the standards and techniques used in preparing and managing construction drawings. Students will work through a number of exercises to gain basic drafting proficiency in using related software such as AutoCAD. Part B of this course covers basic blueprint reading. Starting with the basic technical drafting concepts such as scaling, imperial and metric units, lettering, line convention and orthographic projection. Students work through a set of project drawings/specs to acquire fundamental skills in interpreting floor plans, exterior elevations, building and wall sections, details and symbols.

CMDP-1004Construction Industry Overview
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This general overview of the construction industry in Canada will provide students with the necessary understanding of the structure of the construction industry and general concepts of how construction projects are executed. The impact of the construction industry in Canada will be examined and students will explore a complete project life cycle from concept to closeout. Different topics including business development, cost estimating, contract administration, site management and project coordination are all discussed. Attention is also given to the changes in conducting business brought about by environmental concerns and advances in technology.

CMDP-1005Statics
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This course covers the basic concepts of statics – sources and effects of forces, definitions of force and moment, force components and resultants, support conditions, free - body diagrams, equilibrium - as applied to the analysis of trusses and simple beams. A combination of lectures, tutorials and problem based learning tasks are used to teach the theory and application of statics. Practical structural laboratory demonstrations and computer model simulations are performed to illustrate the theoretical concepts.

CMDP-1006Technical Communications
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This course encompasses written communication fundamentals, informal reports, and formal report writing. Students design and produce common technical and business documents in a clear and concise manner.

CMDP-1007Materials and Methods 1 & 2
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This course provides more in-depth coverage of construction blueprint reading. Based on the basics learned from Construction Graphics 1, a number of blueprint reading exercises are covered, relating to various construction trades for a typical commercial building project including mechanical and electrical systems, etc. Next a series of separate exercises are introduced to cover the basics of heavy/civil construction sector. In the lab component of this course, students might also gain some exposure in the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology.

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CMDP-1008Construction Safety
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This course introduces students to general health and safety concerns and issues on the construction site. It considers the at-risk Young/New Worker, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Health and Safety Committees and Hazard Awareness and Risk Management. The course provides an overview of health, safety, and hygiene in various hazardous environments. It covers the recognition, evaluation and control of air pollution (indoor and ambient), noise pollution and physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards, with the emphasis on those specifically related to construction operations (e.g. personal protection equipment, fall protection, cranes, excavation, scaffolding etc).

CMDP-1009Probability & Statistics
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This course introduces students to basic elements of statistics and probability. Subject matter includes describing data with graphs, describing data with numerical measures, describing bivariate data, probability and probability distributions, several useful discrete distributions, the normal probability distribution, and sampling distributions.

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CMDP-1010Report Writing
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The course will introduce students to the fundamentals of report writing in the workplace. Practical functions are introduced including focusing on aims, strategies on how to plan, write and complete a report, refining writing processes, understanding who the audience is and how to write to your audience, avoiding plagiarism by using proper citations, and understanding advanced grammar. The course will also include a review of proper business letter writing. Students will be encouraged to update their resume and cover letters in class.

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Prerequisite is dependent on the program being taken.
CMDP-1011Strength of Materials
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This course considers the characteristics and properties of engineering materials, as well as the elastic behaviour of flexural members. Practical structural laboratory demonstrations are performed to illustrate the theoretical concepts.

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CMDP-1012Values & Ethics in Technology
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This foundational course prepares students for being construction management professionals by exploring the legal and professional accountabilities that apply to the trade. Students will develop critical thinking skills and analyze ethical behaviours to be ready to make decisions in the workplace. The industry’s codes of ethics and practical case studies are positioned as the learning focus.

CMDP-2000Materials and Methods 2
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Based on the blueprint reading and construction fundamentals from first year of the program, this course introduces the students to the principles of how building systems are constructed, and how each is influenced by its relationship to other systems (e.g. the thermal/moisture protection). Following the latest MasterFormat, the materials, methods, and techniques used in construction are also discussed. A set of project drawings/specs is used for class learning purpose.

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CMDP-2001Environmental Management
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The course will provide insight into the process of conducting an environmental site assessment, environmental impact assessment, and implementing an effective environmental management system. It will enable students to develop an ISO compliant environmental policy while assessing significant environmental impacts of a business. Special emphasis will be placed on hazardous materials, brownfields, developing emergency response plans and licensing procedures.

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CMDP-2001Environmental Management
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The course will provide insight into the process of conducting an environmental site assessment, environmental impact assessment, and implementing an effective environmental management system. It will enable students to develop an ISO compliant environmental policy while assessing significant environmental impacts of a business. Special emphasis will be placed on hazardous materials, brownfields, developing emergency response plans and licensing procedures.

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CMDP-2002Infrastructure Design 1
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This course introduces concepts, design principles, and materials related to infrastructure construction. The course will introduce different types of infrastructure and issues related to their design. The course also explores common building materials (soils, gravels, concrete and asphalt). Finally, the course will explore roadway design, including route location, the geometry of horizontal and vertical curves, and related calculations.

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CMDP-2003Structural Analysis 1
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The aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic principles of analyzing structures – both qualitatively and quantitatively.  The course consists of analysis of beams and frames to determine external reactions and internal forces (axial force, shear and bending moment), sketching approximate deflected shapes for beams, using beam diagrams to predict maximum shear, moments and deflections, and applying the determinacy test to beams and frames to establish degree of indeterminacy and identifying stable and unstable structures.  Finally, a brief lead-in to Structural Design is provided with review of Limit States Design.

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CMDP-2004Structural Design 1
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This course builds on Structural Analysis 1, continuing with stress analysis by considering shear stresses on sections, combined stresses on sections, identifying lateral load resisting systems and the effects of frame support conditions. It also includes using structural analysis software to analyze beams/frames under more complex loading and support conditions.

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CMDP-2005Surveying 1
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This course introduces the fundamentals of survey measurement, equipment use, and standard practice methodology. Hands-on use of common survey equipment is performed in outdoor settings.

CMDP-2006Building Systems and Codes
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This course starts with an introduction to plumbing, fire sprinklers, HVAC and electrical systems used in building construction. It includes how M/E systems are represented on working drawings and the methods to construct these systems. Then it covers both part 3 and 9 of National Building Code of Canada in extensive details, focusing on fire protection, occupant safety and barrier-free design for both large and small buildings. Actual project drawings are used for reviewing building systems as well as conducting a building code analysis.

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CMDP-2007Infrastructure Design 2
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This course continues from Infrastructure 1. First it introduces the use of cross section information to calculate stakeout coordinates for various project components and calculate earthwork volumes. It introduces fundamental topics of hydrology and hydraulics, as well as sanitary and land drainage sewer design. The course also explores the infrastructure construction process referencing standard construction specifications and drawings.

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CMDP-2008Materials Science & Testing
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This course will introduce students to the analysis and lab testing of components and systems consisting of common structural materials (concrete, steel, wood, masonry) with special emphasis on relevant standards. Safety and verification of testing equipment is reviewed in order to have students prepare concrete batches and cast forms, test fresh concrete for workability and air content, and test standard concrete cylinders. Theoretical to lab-tested behavior is considered.

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CMDP-2009Structural Analysis 2
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This course will introduce students to the basic principles of analyzing structures – both qualitatively and quantitatively. This course builds on the concepts presented in Structural Analysis 1. The course consists of calculating normal and shear stresses due to bending and drawing those stress distributions, identifying lateral load resisting systems and the effects of frame support conditions. Finally, students will use structural analysis software to analyze beams/frames under more complex loading and support conditions.

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CMDP-2010Structural Design 2
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This course consists of designing steel flexural members and steel compression members with base plates, designing reinforced concrete members for flexure, shear, and deflection, designing simple reinforced columns for axial load and eccentricity, defining and describing basic soil structure, soil types and soil sampling, and discussing shallow foundations (footings) and deep foundations (friction and end bearing piles).

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CMDP-2011Surveying 2
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This course builds on the fundamentals of Surveying 1. It will introduce basic roadway design and earthwork concepts, the fundamentals of survey traverse and coordinate calculations, and an introduction to the systems of survey in Manitoba.

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CMDP-2013Materials and Methods
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This course is a bridging course for students with a technology diploma joining the Construction Management Degree program. This short yet intensive course will introduce students to the principles of how structures are built with an emphasis on commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. Following the new MasterFormat, it provides an overview of the major building systems from foundation up, how each is constructed, and how each is influenced by its relationship to other systems (e.g. concrete, masonry, steel, wood structural systems, thermal/moisture protection, and interior finishes). Actual project drawings/specs and 3D models are used to review building systems and materials.

CMDP-2014Infrastructure / Heavy Construction
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This course is a bridging course for students with a technology diploma joining the Construction Management Degree program. This course will introduce concepts, design principles, and materials related to infrastructure construction for students with an existing technology background. Route location, common building materials, horizontal and vertical alignments, and earthworks calculations are introduced.

CMDP-2015Structural Analysis
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This course is a bridging course for students with a technology diploma joining the Construction Management Degree program. The aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic principles of analyzing structures – both qualitatively and quantitatively. The course consists of analysis of beams and frames to determine external reactions and internal forces (axial force, shear and bending moment), sketching approximate deflected shapes for beams, using beam diagrams to predict maximum shear, moments and deflections, and applying the determinacy test to beams and frames to establish degree of indeterminacy and identifying stable and unstable structures. Students will learn to calculate normal and shear stresses due to bending, sketch these distributions, and apply them to design decisions. Finally, students will be introduced to lateral load resisting systems, as well as Limit States Design as a lead-in to Structural Design.

CMDP-2016Structural Design
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This course is a bridging course for students with a technology diploma joining the Construction Management Degree program. In this course, students will be introduced to the limit state design philosophy and fundamentals of reinforced concrete design. Students will learn how to evaluate loads that affect building structures. Students will also learn how to design reinforced concrete beams and slabs for flexure, shear and deflections, short reinforced columns for axial load and eccentricity and footing foundations.

CMDP-3000Construction Planning & Scheduling
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This course builds on information presented in previous courses and equips students with the necessary skills to understand the basics in order to plan, schedule and control construction projects. Planning and scheduling are essential activities for timely completion of projects within budget. In this course, students will learn work breakdown structures and sequencing procedures; understand how lean production principles apply to construction; and apply tools for monitoring and controlling schedules during construction. Students will generate and evaluate Gantt charts; critical path networks; resource-loaded schedules; impacts of project changes and progress reports. Both manual and MS Project tools will be used.

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CMDP-3001Human Behavior-Construction Organization
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This course addresses psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. It will show the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings by exploring topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.  The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of the discipline to apply them in managing others with an emphasis on the application within the construction industry.

CMDP-3002Principles of Management & Leadership
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This course examines various aspects of technical supervision and management. Students will understand the role management, various supervisory instruments and techniques, and supervisors' relationships with employees, senior management and unions. The course will explore theories of leadership, work situations, and personal organization experiences. Students will learn to apply leadership styles in a practical manner to typical situations in the Construction Management work environment.

CMDP-3003Project Management 1
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This course serves as a general introduction to Project Management Theory and an overview of Project Management Practice in the design/construction process. Students will become familiar with key terms, the life cycle and organization of a project, and both internal and external factors that influence a project’s success. A variety of tools and techniques used in the management of projects will be introduced.

CMDP-3004Quantity Surveying
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Based on the fundamental construction knowledge from the first two years of the program, this course provides students with an opportunity of professional estimating practice from scoping to quantity take-off. Classes will cover focus on major MasterFormat divisions including site work, concrete, masonry, structural steel, wood framing and architectural finishes. Industry guidelines such as the CIQS Method of Measurement of Construction Works will be followed for measuring the work. When necessary, computer software will be utilized while maintaining adequate record-keeping required for estimating data. Project drawings and specs are used.

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CMDP-3005Construction Law and Documents
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The focus of this course is to allow students to explore Canadian law as it relates to construction agreements and documentation including area of morals, ethics in civil law, common law and statute law. Students will be introduced to the different types of law, laws giving authority, law to torts and law of enforcement including relevant Manitoba Acts and regulations. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand construction law, standard form of contracts and agreement, specifications, and other documents used in the design and construction of building projects. Necessary construction insurance coverage and construction bonding will be covered in detail. Forms of alternative dispute resolution are examined in detail and litigation as a last resort will also be reviewed. Using the CCDC documents as a guide, students will also examine agreement provisions, definitions, general conditions, supplementary conditions, hierarchy of documents, liquidated damages and penalties, warranties and guarantees. Construction management contracts and custom contracts will be discussed also.

CMDP-3006Energy Efficient Systems in Construction
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Students will explore a variety of alternative energy-saving options for HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems in the building. They will investigate systems such as solar heating/cooling, geothermal, biomass, gray water, low-flow, low-flush, rain water recovery, fuel cell, PV panels, wind generation, and energy-efficient lighting to see how systems work and their impacts on construction. Actual projects will be used as case studies for sustainability.

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CMDP-3007Estimating - Heavy Construction or Building Construction
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Built upon the previous quantity surveying class, this course focuses on developing competitive bids for acquiring ICI or heavy/civil construction contracts. It explains key procedural steps essential to 'setting up the estimate' that are specific to building/heavy construction projects. It explains the various kinds of costs incurred by building/major heavy construction contractors along with the manner in which costs are typically displayed horizontally in the estimate. It also discusses the vertical format of a bid estimate totaling to the final intended bid figure. Computer software will be utilized to put together a price proposal.

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CMDP-3008Project Costing Control & Accounting
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This course is intended to introduce the skills necessary for understanding the accounting side of projects, effective control of construction costs and the accounting principles. Students will practice techniques that can help make informed financial discussion on construction projects. The course will provide guidance to students to understand the principles of financial analysis and the relationships between accounting and cost control concepts. The course will also assist students to master the language and concepts of finance and accounting to support them in future careers.

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CMDP-3009Project Management 2
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This course takes a very practical approach to the actual project management of a construction project. Students will acquire working knowledge of: the development of a construction company’s response to a Request for Proposal; reviewing scopes of work with subcontractors prior to subcontract issuance; regular monthly activities that Project Managers are expected to perform (meeting agendas, meeting minutes, development of tracking logs, risk identification, project close-out and warranty set-up), as well as group presentations that realistically parallel the project interview situations that are commonly used in today’s market place. Using a combination of previous experience, web available resources, group discussions and assignments, students will understand what the expectation for Project Managers are in today’s workplace.

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CMDP-4000Applied Research Methods (Capstone 1)
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This course focuses on research methodologies and approaches appropriate to applied research projects in the Construction Management field. The course covers methods of collecting, organizing, and utilizing information about the marketplace including competitor intelligence, appropriate statistical methods, and background internet research. Course participants will develop a formal applied research proposal. This is part one of the Capstone course.

Prerequisites:
Complete all courses in Years 1, 2 and 3.
CMDP-4001Engineering Economics
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This course provides an introduction to engineering decision making. It deals primarily with cash flows associated with engineering projects and related mathematical tools for manipulating monetary values over time. The course also presents less quantifiable considerations related to business policy, social responsibility, and ethics. Key studies include basic elements of engineering decision making, financial depreciation of assets, economic methods for comparing costs and benefits that occur at different times, cash flow analysis using principal formulas and compound interest factors, methods of evaluating and comparing projects, and methods of making choices about possible replacement of assets.

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Take either CIVL-2023 or CMDP-1001. Take either CIVL-2024 or CMDP-1002.
CMDP-4002Inspection-Heavy Construction or Building Construction
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This course will cover the duties and responsibilities of inspectors examining buildings and infrastructures to ensure that their construction, alteration, or repair complies with building codes, safety regulations, contract requirements and specifications. It covers making initial inspections during the first project phase and follow with further inspections throughout the construction process. Proper completion of relevant project monitoring documentation will be covered as well.

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CMDP-4003Managerial Communication
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This course helps develop managerial communication skills in the context of the construction industry. Topics covered in the course will include group dynamics/group problem-solving, professional writing/presentations/visual aids, intercultural managerial communication, listening and giving feedback, conflict management, managerial negotiation and persuasion, as well as the use of technology in organizational communication.

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CMDP-4004Quality Control
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In this course, students will examine the current quality assurance and control systems and practice standards from a cost benefit and environmental perspectives. Students will be introduced to various quality assurance and control issues, and methods and techniques used in current construction practices.  The requirements of quality management systems will be examined and applied to construction projects and construction-related companies. Students will learn to analyze the basic concepts and theories of quality management and examine quality control systems and their requirements. Students will acquire hands-on skills to apply the requirement of quality management processes to develop a quality management system and understand third party certification. Students will also create quality system documents using a standard layout and format to produce a quality management manual. Students will learn advanced practical skills of quality control by creating the quality systems for a small size ICI building in a case study/project based format.

CMDP-4005Applied Research Project (Capstone 2)
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Project topics involving an original design project, a practical laboratory project, or a case history study must be approved by the ARP coordinator. Students will perform the theoretical or practical research under the guidance of the ARP advisor. Evaluation will be based on a formal written report and an oral presentation. This is part two of the Capstone course.

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CMDP-4006Construction & Environment Issues
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The course covers topics related to contaminated sites which impact both owners and contractors. Common site issues are reviewed relevant to current and past legislation. Elements of risk, liability, hazards, and toxicity are discussed in the context of their impact on both the contractor and the owner.

CMDP-4007Human Resource Management
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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of Human Resource Management and how to apply them in managing others with an emphasis on the application within the Construction industry.  This course will cover human resource issues including goals, staffing, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, career planning, succession planning, performance evaluation, and training and development.

CMDP-4008Risk Management
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This course covers risk factors affecting management decisions. Regulatory requirements, corporate standards, employee politics, public and media interest, financial limitations, and risk communication all contribute to and affect management decisions. Prevention planning, emergency response, containment, on-site treatment, off-site treatment, and landfill and other storage means are examined as risk management options.

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CMDP-4009Water & Wastewater
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This course will provide an in-depth look at solid waste and industrial waste management with emphasis on management processes, practices, and applications.This course serves as a general introduction to the field of water and wastewater. The course consists of four modules (A) Water Distribution Systems (B) Wastewater Collection Systems (C) Water Treatment (D) Wastewater Treatment. Module A will introduce the municipal water distribution system including its features and design considerations. Module B will introduce the features and design considerations of municipal wastewater and storm water collection systems. Module C will cover the basic principles of water treatment and the layout of a municipal water treatment plant. Module D will cover different types of wastewater pumping stations, wastewater characteristics and the layout of a wastewater treatment plant and facultative lagoon.

CMEL-4000Sustainable Infrastructure
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Applied research is the application of new or existing knowledge for solving real-world problems.  This course studies ways of applying sustainable approaches to the development of Canada’s infrastructure (energy, transportation, waste management, land use planning).  Through this course, students will learn of the criteria that makes infrastructure sustainable, the approach and methods to applied research, and current research practices in Manitoba implementing sustainable infrastructure.  Course delivery includes readings, videos, class discussions, guest speakers and tours.

CMEL-4001Building Green
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This course teaches the student a working knowledge of core concepts and strategies to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment in Canada. The course highlights how these core concepts and strategies can be used in various LEED rating systems.

CMEL-4002Building Information Modeling (BIM)
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This course will provide students with an introduction to construction management with Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. Real-life BIM project models will be used as a demonstration and teaching tool. Students will go through detailed steps in extracting information from BIM models and see how BIM software works for construction management (e.g. visualization for each construction trade, site logistics, quantity surveying). During the course, students will also have the opportunity to design their own BIM models.

CMEL-4003Construction Labour Relations
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This course covers employment and collective bargaining legislation as well as the maintenance of collective agreements and the management of industrial relations. It analyzes employment standards legislation, the labour code, and the impact of collective bargaining/certification on organizational structure.

CMEL-4004Design-Build Projects
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This course covers the design-build project concept with one firm providing all the architectural, engineering and construction services. Topics will include the roles of design-build team and owner, responsibilities, and liabilities as well as processes and challenges for construction management in a design-build project environment. Students will be led through different stages of project life cycle to see how the design-building process actually works. Hands-on opportunities of working with “in-progress” project design drawings and specifications will be provided as well.

CMEL-4005Diversity & Workplace Culture
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This course addresses managing the changing and diverse workplace culture resulting from the recruitment of new Canadians, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and persons of aboriginal descent into the construction industry workforce. The units of instruction include topics such as barrier recognition (foreign credentials, language skills, work experience, workplace culture), diverse cultures and cultural differences, ethics, generalization and stereotypes, conflict resolution, managing technical people from a cross-cultural perspective, non-verbal, verbal and written communication differences, communicating technical information, hiring, retaining and promoting diverse workers, fostering multi-cultural teamwork, and workplace assimilation. The courses will be comprised of lectures, group discussions, assignments, group teamwork, role plays, and guest speakers.

CMEL-4010International Construction Projects
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Students will choose a country in which they have an interest and complete research into how that country approaches and completes construction projects. A report format will be given that will allow the students to use their research to compare their chosen country's construction processes and practices to that of Canada's. Students will present their findings, via oral presentation, to the rest of the class. Guest speakers during the term will help students to appreciate the global perspective and help with research avenues.

CMEL-4011Construction Jobsite Management
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This course will use practical examples and industry standard techniques to examine all facets of managing construction jobsites from a contractor's point of view, including the specific duties handled by the superintendent and the interactions with the project manager and other members of the construction team.  The lifecycle of a project will be studied - from the configurations of a project team to project closeout.  A dedicated focus on the activities of jobsite personnel includes helpful techniques and procedures for effectively managing a project jobsite from start to finish.

CMEL-4012Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings
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This course will prepare students with the required knowledge and tools needed to meet the requirements of Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings (MECB) 2011 using two of the three compliance path options: prescriptive and trade-off. Classroom experiences will also assist in code interpretation and code compliance.

Students will develop the ability to interpret and apply the requirements of the National Energy Code for Buildings as well as the associated Manitoba Amendments for use in the design of buildings. The Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings course is intended for 3rd and 4th year Construction Management Degree Program students to develop higher level code interpretation and comprehension skills required for their career in building construction.   

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

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