Course Information

CE8703 Managing and Leading in the 21st Century

Credits: 3.00

Today’s mega projects require the formation of large multidisciplinary teams including engineers, constructors and financial, legal and business experts. Success in this challenging environment requires up-to-date and proven leadership and management skills. This course covers the basic components of management planning, organizing, directing, controlling and decision-making. It defines the engineering and construction team and discusses leadership styles. This course also addresses the management of change, external factors that shape decisions, the development of personal leadership abilities and, ultimately, 21st century leadership requirements.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Exec 21 Program or permission of a Construction Management Program Director.