Dedicated to training entry-level professionals the art of construction project management


What We Do

  • Train entry-level management professionals construction terminology, print reading, specification reading, and project management level document administration.

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How We Do It

  • In-depth print and specification reading as the backbone to understanding construction vocabulary and building assemblies across all divisions.

  • Step-by-step walk through and life-cycle analysis of:

    • RFIs

    • Submittals

    • Change Orders

    • Cost Tracking & Cost Projections

    • Subcontracts & Purchase Orders

    • Job Start-up, Close-in, and Close-out

    • Meeting minutes

    • Pay Applications

    • Critical Path Scheduling

  • Structured discussions of real life “intangibles” at the core of best business practices.

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What to Expect

  • An instructor guided training program that teaches the factual knowledge and skill sets required of construction project mangers and estimators. 

  • The entire curriculum is job applicable; there are no fillers, fluff, or generalized lessons. 

  • This is the only construction management program available that teaches construction paperwork administration and documentation specific to this industry.


THE RESULT - Predictability of Outcome

Trained personnel that can:

  • Navigate, interpret, and extract information from contemporary residential and commercial prints and specifications; pinpoint missing / inaccurate information

  • Recognize and articulate residential and commercial building assemblies across all divisions

  • Comprehend Civil, Architectural, and Structural plans: Geometric, Grading, Utility (plans and details), foundation plans, floor plans, interior / exterior Architectural elevations, sections, details, roof plans, room finish schedules, door & hardware schedules, window schedules, Electrical & Mechanical drawings and schedules, photometric, security, and landscape drawings

  • Create, process, and track: Job Start-up Checklists, RFIs, Submittals, Change Orders, Subcontracts, Job Close-in Checklists, Cost Logs & Cost Projections, Meeting Minutes, Pay Applications, Punch List / Closeout Checklists, Critical Path Scheduling

  • Understand real-world best practices that are directly applicable to construction Project Management and Estimating


 Print & Specification Reading 

(Fall 2022) 

  Project Management  

  Best Practices  


 Print & Specification Reading Lessons


Estimating & Take-off Lessons

(Coming Fall 2022)


Project Management Lessons


Live Best Practices Discussions




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Head Office

San Francisco, CA

Tel: (415) 939-1994


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