Construction Project Management Certificate of Completion

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The term for a particular class is based on when the class ends, not when it begins. For example, a course beginning in April and ending in July is a summer class, and you will find it in the summer schedule. Please check the current term plus the next term to determine all of your schedule options.


Course Schedule

Major: Business | Program: Construction Project Management Certificate | * C = Class Canceled *

Start DateEnd DateCRNDept | SecCourse TitleMtgsDaysHoursBldg/RmFeeInstructor

Spring 2019

Free Info Sessions | Call 310-243-3741 to Register:

01/26/2019 (Reg. #23330) - CSUDH EE-1213 - Parking: $8
02/12/2019 (Reg. #23331) - Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, 400 West Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90015 | Classroom B-133, Sequoia Hall (AKA “B Building”)

  Courses at: CSUDH Extended Education, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90747 | Classroom Building
02/13/201903/20/201923332CMX 925 01Bidding and Scheduling618:30 - 21:30EE 1222$273L Newton
03/02/201903/02/201923333CMX 905 01Financing Real Estate Acquisitions1Sa 09:00 - 16:00EE 1218$114D Stern
04/03/201905/22/201923334CMX 926 01Construction Safety818:30 - 21:30EE 1222$363J Jefferson
Courses at:   Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 400 West Washington Blvd, LA 90015 | Classroom B-133, Sequoia Hall (AKA "B Building")
02/23/201903/23/201923336CMX 904 83Construction Accounting4Sa 08:30 - 11:30LATTC B-133$189M Lahlou
 *CMX 904: No class on 03/02/2019
02/28/201905/16/201923335CMX 920 83Field Project Management10Th18:30 - 21:30LATTC B-133$454J Jefferson
 *CMX 920: No class on 03/28/2019 and 04/04/2019
04/06/201905/18/201923735CMX 903 83Plan Reading6Sa 08:30 - 11:30LATTC B-133$324L Kaltman
 *CMX 903: No class on 04/27/2019

Summer 2019

  Courses at: CSUDH Extended Education, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90747 | Classroom Building
06/04/201907/09/201931261CMX 921 01Law for Construction6Tu 18:30 - 21:30EE 1222$273A Pell
07/20/201908/06/201931263CMX 904 01Construction Accounting4Sa08:30 - 11:30EE 1218$189M Lahlou
 *CMX 904 meetings on 07/27/2019 & 08/03/2019 will meet 8:30-11:30am in EE-1222, and Tuesday 08/06/2019 - 6:30-9:30pm in EE-1222.
Courses at:   Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 400 West Washington Blvd, LA 90015 | Classroom B133, Sequoia Hall (AKA "B Building")
06/01/201907/27/201931262CMX 902 83Estimation Sat**08:30 - 11:30LATTC B-133$364L Kaltman
 **CMX 902: No class on 07/06/2019
08/01/201909/05/201943755CMX 921 83Law for Construction6Th18:30 - 21:30LATTC B-133$273A Pell
08/10/201908/10/201931551CMX 905 83Financing R.E. Acquisitions1Sa09:00 - 16:00LATTC B-133$114D Stern

Fall 2019

Free Info Sessions | Call 310-243-3741 to Register:

At CSUDH: 08/24/2019 (Reg. #43756) - CSUDH EE-1202 - Parking: Free

  Courses at: CSUDH Extended Education, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90747 | Classroom Building
07/17/201909/18/201943707CMX 920 01Field Project Management10Wed18:30 - 21:30EE 1222$454J Jefferson
09/07/201910/12/201943758CMX 903 01Plan Reading6Sa 08:30 - 11:30EE 1222$324L Kaltman
10/19/201912/14/201943761CMX 902 01Estimation8Sa08:30 - 11:30EE 1222$364L Kaltman
 * CMX 902: No class on 11/30/2019
Courses at:   Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 400 West Washington Blvd, LA 90015 | Classroom B133, Sequoia Hall ("B Building")
09/25/201911/13/201943759CMX 926 83Construction Safety8W18:30 - 21:30LATTC B-133$363J Jefferson 
10/19/201911/23/201943760CMX 925 83Bidding and Scheduling6Sa08:30 - 11:30LATTC B-133$273L Newton

* Schedule subject to change; consult with instructor for specific date details | Updated 08/20/19


Course Descriptions

CMX 903 | Plan Reading

1.2 CEUs
This course provides a survey of the fundamentals of Construction Math and plan reading. This class should be taken before CMX 902 Estimation. Materials included.

  Optional Text: 
Reading Architectural Working Drawings: Residential and Light Construction.
Edward Muller. ISBN 0131114689

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CMX 902 | Estimation

Construction Workers1.8 CEUs
This course provides cost estimating with emphasis on quantity survey and pricing.
*Plan Reading should be taken before this class. Bring plans from CMX 903 Plan Reading to class.

  Required Text:
Construction Estimating Reference Data
Ed Sarviel, Craftsman Books ISBN 0934041849

  Optional Text:
Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology.
David Masden, Del Mar Publishers, ISBN 1133127274

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CMX 904 | Construction Accounting

1.2 CEUs
This course provides an overview of accounting and how it applies to the construction industry primarily from the prospective of a project manager. Topics include accounting terminology and managerial information systems, job cost reporting, subcontractor and vendor management, labor costing and tracking, owner billings, percentage of completion method, overhead costs and methods of application, equipment costs, contract revenues/profits, internal controls and fraud containment. In addition, students will be introduced to financial statements and be given an overview of various business subjects such as employment regulations, lien law, entity types, cash flow, and construction cost control.

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CMX 905 | Financing Real Estate Acquisitions

0.6 CEUs
This course will focus on the nature of development projects, sources of funds, mortages, permanent and construction loan processing and administration for both portfolio and for the sale projects.

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CMX 920 | Field Project Management

1.8 CEUs
Become a successful project manager by learning the basic principles and responsibilities of construction project management and how they relate to the total construction process. Learn how to identify and manage the vital componenets of project planning, budgeting, and scheduling, resource allocation, legal requirements and ethical considerations, construction safety, and project supervision.

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CMX 921 | Real Estate Law (Law for Construction)

1.8 CEUs
This course provides an overview of the legal system: contractor's license law, contract laws, real estate law, labor law, OSHA, employment law, litigation and arbitration, contractor's liability in tort-negligence, mechanic's liens, plus basic contract principles and responsibilities.

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CMX 925 | Bidding & Scheduling

1.8 CEUs
This course will cover the foundation of bidding and scheduling in the construction industry, from the perspective of both owner and contractor. Learn the requirements of bidding public and private works, and the various types of bid package options used throughout the industry. Learn the basics of scheduling, with emphasis on critical path methodology. Students will learn to build a schedule in an organized, logical manner without the use of a software program.

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CMX 926 | Construction Safety

1.8 CEUs
This course provides an overview of safety procedures, regulations and their application as they apply to the Southern California construction industry. Also included will be a series of lectures supported by printed material given by an industry working safety specialist. Areas such as fall protection, working in confined spaces, excavation safety procedures, CAL/OSHA regulations and procedures, Federal OSHA are covered.

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 Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process. When you're ready to register for courses, call 310-243-3741. If you have previously taken a class at CSUDH, you can register at myCSUDH (

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