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Construction Business Management

Code 5809
SectorAdministration, Commerce and Computer Technology (01)
Number of credits30
Length of training450 hours
StatusProgram approved in 2006
Educational organizations offering the program
This program is offered in French: 
5309 - Gestion d'une entreprise de la construction

Program objectives

The Construction Business Management program prepares the student to go into the field of construction management. The entrepreneurs manage businesses offering general services or specialized services in the construction sector. They estimate costs relative to the project, prepare proposals, negotiate contracts, plan outlines for work sites, carry out projects and manage the quality of the work. They must also hire personnel, negotiate the purchase of material and equipment, and manage the accounts and finance of the company.

Admission conditions

No admission conditions required for this program of study.

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Construction managers (0711)
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers (7205)
Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews (7302)
Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (7201)
Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (7204)
Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations (7202)
Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades (7203)
Home building and renovation managers (0712)

Job titles

construction general contractor
structural steel contractor
bricklaying and masonry contractor
heating and air conditioning contractor
cabinetmaking contractor
painting contractor
plumbing contractor
renovation contractor
construction project manager
heavy equipment operators supervisor

Functional prerequisites

Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty programs (AVS).

Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
947-901 Determine their suitability for construction business management and for the training process 15 1
947-911 Communicate in the workplace 15 1
947-923 Carry out legal activities 45 3
947-933 Read drawings and specifications 45 3
947-943 Make sure a building complies with Québec's building code 45 3
947-956 Determine project costs 90 6
947-963 Establish a business development plan 45 3
947-974 Manage the accounts and finances of the company 60 4
947-982 Manage occupational health and safety 30 2
947-994 Manage construction site operations 60 4
450 30