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MAR 2016

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COATINGSPRO MARCH 2016 17 TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Construction Project Management Certificate Master the Essentials of Construction Project Management. Tis innovative course provides the construction-ori- ented professional with the practical knowledge and expertise in project cost estimation, project scheduling, and managing key business concepts in the feld of construction. Participants will receive a Pace University Certifcate of Completion. Tis course is approved for 22.5 hours of continuing education for real estate salespersons and brokers (NYS approved). T he field of construction management is heterogeneous and enormously complex. T here are several major classifications of construction that differ markedly from each other: housing, nonresidential building, heav y, highway, utility, and industrial projects. Such projects involve much time and expense, and close manage- ment control of them is required if they are to be completed w ithin the established time and cost limitations. A construction manager is in charge of the overall planning and control of a project; this demands a command of many skills. T he Construction Project Management Certificate program is designed to provide you w ith the knowledge of the regulator y, insur- ance, management, safety, estimating, and environmental aspects of the construction management industr y. Program topics include: • Determining the cost for construction and evaluating cost performance • Establishing construction sched- ules • Applying time value of money concepts for evaluation of alter- natives • Value engineering and perfor- mance management W ho should enroll? Individuals new to the field of construction, construction project planners, and designers, engineers, and those under contract w ith or employed by the ow ner, developer, or management firm overseeing a construction project. Te course takes place at Pace University Downtown in New York, N.Y. Classes take place on Saturdays, May 14 and 21 and June 4 and 11, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more infor- mation, contact: Pace University, (866) 722-3338, http://cpe.pace.edu/ Reader Inquiry #4568 Business Management Technology Small Business Management Certificate Business Management Technology is a program that provides comprehen- sive education and practical hands-on training in varied business activities designed to prepare students for entry- level management or supervisory positions in business, industry, govern- ment, or as a self-employed manager. T his program is designed to address the expressed needs of students in small business majors, many of whom are presently, or w ill soon be, small business ow ners and are interested in acquiring specific knowledge that w ill help them in their business immediately. T his program would be valuable for many non-busi- ness majors who could benefit by this exposure to business concepts. T he emphasis is on ser ving the objectives of those students seeking autonomy in exercising their initiative and ambition, including both traditional and non-traditional students. Tis certifcate may be earned independent of earning a degree. Te following courses constitute a "Certifcate in Business Management Technology — Small Business Management" and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certifcate to be noted on the student's record. T he Small Business Management Certificate includes 21 credits. T he courses include Basic Accounting I, Applied Mathematics for Business, Essentials of Business Law, Introduction to Computers & Application Software, Business English, Small Business Development, and Entrepreneurship Projects. A ll courses in the degree programs are available evenings, weekends, and/or online. For more information, contact: Te University of Akron, www.uakron.edu CP Reader Inquiry #4569 News From Around the Coatings Industry

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