Administrative Control Systems

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites

Explore the steps in the con­struc­tion process from the award to close-out. Top­ics in this course will include scope of work, bid­ding, start up, con­trol sys­tem require­ments, role of con­sul­tants and orga­ni­za­tion­al struc­ture. Oth­er top­ics include con­trac­tors safe­ty pro­gram, work changes and pre­vent­ing delays.

Course at a glance
  • Recognized by CIQS, Gold Seal, and Blue Seal both as required education for accreditation and continuing professional development (post-accreditation maintenance).
  • Aimed at a wide range of construction workers, including tradesmen and journeymen, managers and supervisors, administrators, contractors, consultants, architects, and construction business owners.
  • Comprehensive content that covers topics such as project management, scheduling, budgeting, safety, change orders, and contract applications.
  • Learning materials available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • While there are no prerequisites for this course, prior knowledge of construction project management is recommended for student success.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe the development of the construction process with an emphasis on administrative control procedures, from award of contract to close-out.
    • Relate the bidding, award, and start-up processes with subsequent construction.
    • Identify the elements of an organization; identify the roles and responsibilities of the owner, consultant, and contractor.
    • Understand how to effectively execute the implementation of a project with a focused emphasis on completing the project assignment on time, within budget, with quality, and in a safe manner.
Take note:

  • Assessment will include a mid-term and a final exam; there are no post-course work requirements.
  • For students pursuing the Construction Management and Administration certificate, this course is recommended as the last core requirement to be fulfilled.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Philip Perry

Your Instructor

Philip Perry

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekends (Mon, Sat)
Feb 27, 2021Mar 22, 2021
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9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday

Mar 1Mar 22
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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 27, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.