The final course of the specialization expands the knowledge of a construction project manager to include an understanding of economics and the mathematics of money, an essential component of every construction project. Topics covered include the time value of money, the definition and calculation of the types of interest rates, and the importance of Cash Flow Diagrams.
Course 4 of 4 in the Construction Management Specialization.
Introduction To The Construction Finance Course
Professor Ibrahim Odeh provides an overview of the Construction Finance course, and introduces the guest speakers.
The Mathematics of Money
Professor Ibrahim Odeh discusses the Mathematics of Money beginning with a definition of the Time Value of Money. Calculating simple and compound interest rates are covered along with distinguishing between nominal and effective interest rates. Illustrated in this module is drawing a cash flow diagram.
Graded: Mathematics Of Money
Real Estate Finance for Development Projects
Professor Anthony Webster introduces real estate finance providing an overview of the real estate project lifecycle, a discussion on zoning code parameters, and examples of estimating the sales price of a property.
Graded: Real Estate Finance Development Projects
Graded: Feasibility Study: Estimating The Sales Price
Financial Plans for Development Projects
Professor Anthony Webster provides an in-depth look at designing and building commercial real estate by looking at financial plans. The module ends with a deep dive into decision tree analysis.
Graded: Designing and Building Commercial Real Estate
Graded: Mathematics of Money
Professor Bob Dewing discusses project finance and provides an overview of Global Project Finance. The roles of stakeholders in project finance is reviewed in depth.
Graded: Project Finance
Risk In Project Finance
Eduardo Gamez discusses risk in project financing outlining the different entities involved in a transaction for a project.
Graded: Risk in Project Finance
Public – Private Partnerships
Karl Reichert introduces public and private partnerships.
Graded: Public Private Partnerships
Lean in Construction Financing
Sam Spata provides an overview of Lean in Construction Financing and describes how to identify and mitigate risk using Lean Project Delivery Systems.
Graded: Lean in Construction Finance
Professor Ibrahim Odeh wraps-up the Construction Finance course and discuss the Construction Management specialization.
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