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Friday, February 12, 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:15 pm CST (incl. 15-min. break)

Presented by Mike Keating, PE, MBA

Construction Players, Stages of a Project
Construction entities, organizational structure
Public vs. private
Project types
Project lifecycle Construction technology

Real Estate, Feasibility, Design Professional & Contractor Selection, Programming
Due diligence, code research
Project delivery type
Source selection
Design process, A/E, scope of work and fee structure
Cost control / value engineering
Sustainability (green)

Drawings, Specifications, Contracts, Bidding, Pre-Construction, Mobilization
Work breakdown structure, bid package
Types of contracts
General and supplemental conditions
Bonds and insurance
Buyout, subcontracts

Gantt, bar charts
Critical path method (CPM)
Miscellaneous. schedule topics – liquidated damages, schedule “crashing”

Construction Phase
Claims, dispute resolution
Change orders
Schedule of values, pay applications
Labor issues
Project closeout

Summary – scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement


Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
4.0 PDHs

4.0 CE Hours (Non-HSW)
4.0 AIA LU| Elective  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar.)

International Code Council:
.4 CEUs (Administration)


Construction Project Management Credit Information

This webinar offers 4.0 PDHs to professional engineers licensed in all states and
4.0 continuing education hours to architects licensed in states that accept non-HSW coursework.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers
in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North
Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education
sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of
the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove
continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved
this course for 4.0 LU|Elective (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is
reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .4 CEUs in the
specialty area of Administration (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event,
respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the
presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Mike Keating, PE, MBA

Mr. Keating has been in the construction industry for over 29 years in various capacities including estimator/cost engineer, project manager, construction manager, director of construction, and A/E construction administrator to name a few. He has been involved in both commercial and residential construction projects both in the public and private sector with several individual projects exceeding $100 million in construction value. He currently works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a cost engineer and value engineering officer on large military, civil works, and inter-agency developments. In addition, he teaches a class in Construction Engineering as an adjunct instructor at the University of South Alabama, Department of Civil, Coastal, and Environmental Engineering.
Mr. Keating grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and holds a bachelor of science degree in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska. In addition, he received his MBA degree from the University of West Florida in 2004. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the State of Virginia and a certified general contractor (CGC) in the State of Florida, and he holds several other industry certifications including certified cost engineer (CCE), value management associate (VMA), certified professional estimator (CPE), and certified construction contract administrator (CCCA).

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Construction Project Management

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the roles and duties of construction project managers from project inception to closeout.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify the participants in public and private construction projects, and they will be able to describe project stages, promoting a deeper understanding of the ways in which participants can work together to cooperatively and efficiently bring projects to completion.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to do due diligence and conduct code research to determine project scope and feasibility.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify critical contract provisions as well as general and supplemental conditions which will help them determine whether project participants are in compliance with all requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine the benefits and drawbacks of different construction scheduling methods, including the critical path method, and they will identify the consequences of failing to comply with the project schedule.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to manage situations during the construction phase, including change orders, equipment availability and scheduling, labor issues, materials acquisition and payment applications.

Learning Objective 6:
Learners will be able to comply with safety regulations, and with requirements for the use of sustainable materials and construction practices.

LUs: 4.0                                                                                            LU Type: LU|Elective

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction and management experience

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 10/16/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.