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.

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

Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

No admission conditions required for this program of study.

Functional Prerequisites

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

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Educational Organizations Offering the Program

Schedule:

Lanaudière

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CS Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (Lanaudière)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.D.C. Laurier-Repentigny CBM3 D To be determined

Laurentides

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Course full
CS Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (Laurentides)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.D.C. Laurier Lachute

Laval

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Course full
CS Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (Laval)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.D.C. Laurier Pont-Viau CBM13 D Apr. 3rd, 2023
CBM12 D Oct. 11th, 2022

Montérégie

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Admission by waiting list
Course full
New Frontiers SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Nova Career Centre 5809F23E E Sept. 11th, 2023
5809F22E E Sept. 6th, 2022

Construction Project Manager

Construction project managers, commonly referred to as general contractors, manage a construction company’s activities, personnel and budget. They seek new contracts, prepare tender documents, and interpret construction plans and specifications. In the context of the construction projects entrusted to them, they must verify that buildings comply with the Québec Building Code and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations for their employees. This is a stimulating job for people capable of making quick decisions and who possess good leadership skills. A career as a construction project manager is suitable for organized, autonomous and diplomatic people.

Related Training(s)

Architectural Technology

Average Salary

Construction Project Manager — $39.00

Job Titles

Construction general contractor
Structural steel contractor
Bricklaying and masonry contractor
Carpenter-contractor
Heating and air conditioning contractor
Electrician-contractor
Cabinetmaking contractor
Painting contractor
Plumbing contractor
Renovation contractor
Construction project manager
Heavy equipment operators supervisor