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Courses - Spring 2022
ENCE
Engineering, Civil Department Site
ENCE604
Sustainabilty Fundamentals for Project Managers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Addresses the fundamentals of sustainability for project managers including best practices of modern sustainable construction and project management. Commercial and residential buildings consume about 40 percent of the energy used in the United States. The course therefore emphasizes the application of the sustainable development goals to the built environment, including the practical operational aspects of sustainable facility project management and sustainable construction by contractors. The course also will cover the fundamental concepts of sustainable project development and the move towards economic prosperity, environmental protection, and social equity, taking all three dimensions into account to achieve sustainability. Project managers need to take responsibility for more sustainable development of organizations, facilities, and projects.