2014 Northern California Construction Management Scholarship Program

Construction Cost Estimating

The Construction Management Association of America, Northern California Chapter (CMAA Nor Cal Chapter) is presenting 2014 Scholarships Program. A supplementary $500 is provided to an individual scholarship receiver who belongs to a dynamic CMAA Student Chapter Member The students who registered in CM programs at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Sacramento State, Chico State, Fresno State and San Jose State universities can avail the scholarship program.


Construction Project Management: A new Era of AEC industry

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction Cost Estimating Blog. The functions of construction project management typically include the following: • Specifying project objectives and plans including delineation of scope, budgeting, scheduling, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants. • Implementing various operations through proper coordination and control of planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction in the entire process. Estimating Sheets Sample.

How are your “soft skills”?

C-School Blog

The following summary from CMAA Newsbriefs highlights a Wall Street Journal article which points out an important fact – many skills that are difficult to measure, so-called “soft skills”, such as listening, leadership, communication, and teamwork, are critical to ones career growth. Many college-level construction programs do a great job teaching technical skills such as construction scheduling, estimating, and contracting.