Start your journey with this foundational course in construction project management

Construction projects are highly complex and dynamic processes. Whether the project consists of building a single-family home or a large commercial building, each has many moving parts that need careful organization and attention to detail.

A construction project manager is a skilled professional responsible for conducting and implementing the planning, execution, and successful completion of construction projects, ensuring the coordination of resources, schedules, budgets, and team collaboration.

Introduction to Construction Project Management will give you a glimpse into the key tasks and responsibilities for a career in this booming industry. The course explores the fundamentals of the construction industry such as the role of project manager, contract types, safety policies, project delivery methods, and more.

With Colorado planning to add over 50,000 construction jobs within the next five years, now is the time to join this lucrative industry. After completing this course, you will be ready to continue to a degree in Construction Project Management and launch yourself into a new career.

Flexible schedule

Course can be completed in 4-8 weeks and is self-paced online.

Career advisement

Receive a personal advising session with an industry leader.

High job demand

Gain a competitive edge.

Career pathways in Construction Project Management

Approximate return on investment for each academic pathway

Introduction to Construction Project Management

After taking the course, you can immediately enter the workforce or continue onto a degree through MSU Denver and increase your earning potential.

Pathway 1: Complete the Introduction to Construction Project Management course and immediately enter the workforce.

  • The median salary is $37,500 a year.

Pathway 2: Enhance your education and earn a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management at MSU Denver. The Introduction to Construction Project Management course can count toward the certificate’s required courses.

  • The median salary is $70,000 a year.

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Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Denver, CO 80217-3362