Aligning Coursework, Personal Interests, and Economic Forecasts.

When I enrolled in the Construction Management program at my local university in the late 80’s there were not many construction management programs offered in the country, let alone locally. Today there more than 150 schools that offer degrees in Construction Management and the number is growing. Bachelor degrees are the most prominent offerings, although […]

The Diversity of a Career in Construction or Project Management

My name is Michael Chadukiewicz and starting today I will be blogging about my construction and project management experiences. I have a construction and telecommunications background and building a datacenter from the ground up is my idea of the ultimate project. I also consider myself an expert in school construction and have a fair amount […]

15 Tips For New Managers

A construction manager is a much more diverse position than your everyday corporate office manager. Yes, a bachelor’s degree is typically required for both, and that education helps prepare you for your new role. However even with that preparation, your first time as a construction manager can feel both exciting and terrifying at the same […]

The Language of Construction Management

Alright, alright, I know what you’re thinking. No, this is not going to be a post about the cliche, catcalling construction worker with a NSFW vocabulary. Instead, consider this an introduction to the subtle and varied language of construction management. As a manager, you’ll need to know all of these codes and keywords. Construction projects […]

30 Incredible iPhone and iPad Apps for Contractors and Home Renovators

You don’t have to be a construction manager or even hold a degree in construction management to come across a contracting, renovation, or DIY project. However, it can be overwhelming as many projects require a particular set of skills or at least a basic knowledge of home repair. As a result, it is no surprise […]