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Construction Engineering Certificate Program

  • Member $2,855 | Non-Member $3,575

    Save over 20% with certificate enrollment versus purchasing courses individually

    Developed and delivered by an Iowa State University Professor of Construction Engineering.

    Gain indispensable skills and earn 1.0 CEUs/10 PDHs from each individual course for P.E. license renewal.

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    Purpose & Background

    ASCE’s new Construction Engineering Certificate Program will provide the fundamental skills, knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to take a leadership role in construction project management.

    In these 6-week courses, you'll be taught from the unique insight and knowledge of master's level instructors who are highly experienced in construction engineering: Douglas D. Gransberg, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE and Nils J. Gransberg, A.M.ASCE.

    How It Works

    All continuing education courses include asynchronous online video lectures to convey the fundamental construction engineering concepts and demonstrate example calculations. You will work to solve problems, evaluate case studies, and perform practical exercises. There will be synchronous online interactive periods with the instructor supplemented with an opportunity for unscheduled interactions via email and/or by making an appointment for a phone call. All construction engineering courses include a final exam to demonstrate comprehension level.

    You will be taking a total of 6 Guided Online Courses to complete this certificate program. Upon completion, you will earn 6.0 CEUs/60 PDHs.

    • Complete 4 core courses in the core path of your choice.
    • Select 2 elective courses.
    • Complete all 6 guided online courses within 4 years of enrollment.
    • All construction engineering courses have a start and end date, and a 2-week grace period to complete the exam and earn credits.

    You will learn:

    • Cost-estimating
    • Planning and scheduling
    • Construction administration

    Perfect for:

    • Construction project owners
    • Design consultants
    • Construction contractors

    Core Courses 

    (required, select your one core path)

    Most core courses will be offered in 2018 and repeated in 2019. Most elective courses will be offered in 2018.

    Building Emphasis Core

    (each course is 6 weeks in length)

    Principles of Critical Path Scheduling

    September 16, 2019 – October 25, 2019

    September 7, 2020 – October 16, 2020

    Principles of Construction Contracting

    January 27, 2020 – March 6, 2020

    Quantity Take-Off: Structures

    January 27, 2020 – March 6, 2020

    Pricing and Bidding: Lump Sum Jobs 

    April 20, 2020 – May 29, 2020

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    Heavy Civil / Utilities Emphasis Core

    (each course is 6 weeks in length)

    Principles of Critical Path Scheduling

    September 16, 2019 – October 25, 2019

    September 7, 2020 – October 16, 2020

    Principles of Construction Contracting

    January 27, 2020 – March 6, 2020

    Quantity Take-Off: Heavy Civil/Utilities

    March 9, 2020 – April 17, 2020

    Pricing and Bidding: Unit Price Jobs

    June 1, 2020 – July 10, 2020

    Course Electives

    (select 2 courses, each course is 6 weeks in length)

    Quality Management

    September 16, 2019 – October 25, 2019

    September 7, 2020 – October 16, 2020

    Project Planning and Control 

    October 28, 2019 – December 6, 2019

    October 19, 2020 – November 27, 2020

    Safety Management

    October 28, 2019 – December 6, 2019

    October 19, 2020 – November 27, 2020

    Project Delivery Methods

    March 9, 2020 – April 17, 2020

    Developing Proposals

    April 20, 2020 – May 29, 2020

    Principles of Contract Negotiation

    June 1, 2020 – July 10, 2020

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