The Coursera Construction Management Specialization consists of four courses taught by Dr. Ibrahim Odeh and more than 20 guest lecturers. It is intended for construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects who are looking to advance their careers, as well as students who are interested in learning about the field of construction management.

The courses include video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. Learners who successfully complete all courses in the specialization on Coursera receive a Specialization Certificate that they can share on their resume, LinkedIn, and CV.

The Construction Management Specialization consists of four courses:

Coursera rated the Construction Management Specialization in the Top 3 of its business Specializations in 2017. In the first year of the Specialization, roughly 35,000 learners from 188 countries enrolled, with more than 400 new learners joining each week. Based on this success, Dr. Odeh received an RFP from Coursera to create a second Specialization in the field of construction management. The new Specialization will be focused on technology implementation and building information modeling in construction.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How can learners begin the Specialization?

  • Begin by enrolling in the entire Specialization or a single course in the Specialization.

How long does it take to complete the Specialization?

  • It takes 20 weeks to complete the entire Specialization.

How much does it cost?

  • Coursera charges $49 per month for access to all courses in the Specialization. Coursera offers financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee, and information on this can be found here.

Can I enroll in a single course and not the entire Specialization?

  • Yes to enroll in a single course, search for the course title in the catalog on Coursera. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you will automatically be subscribed to the entire Specialization. When you have completed the course or courses that you were interested in taking, simply cancel your subscription in order to stop the recurring monthly charge.

Are learners required to take the courses in a certain order?

  • Learners may follow the suggested order or choose their own.

Do learners earn university credit for completing the Specialization?

  • No university credit will be provided.