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How to Choose a Good Construction Management Program

Dec 1, 2021 10:50:45 AM

So you’re interested in planning, coordinating, and overseeing building projects? We’ve got some good news: Now is the perfect time to begin a construction management career.

The Ontario government says construction managers have an above-average outlook between 2021 and 2025, with as many as 15,000 job openings expected across the province.

With the right training, you can be ready to take advantage of that demand.

But there are so many construction management programs to choose from, at both the university and college levels.

How can you find the best fit? What should you look for when comparing options?

Here are 5 things to consider.

How Do You Become a Construction Manager? Diploma vs. Degree

Apr 5, 2021 11:21:11 AM

Like the idea of coordinating a build from start to finish? Interested in project management and wondering how to become a construction manager?

Now is a great time to get into this career. According to the Government of Canada Job Bank, construction managers are in strong demand all over Ontario.

Salaries are high, too. The Job Bank says construction managers in Ontario earn a median income of over $85,000. Some make more than $140,000.

But how can you break into this role? What skills are required and what training options do you have? Do you need a university degree to qualify for those high-paying jobs?

In this post, we break it all down into simple terms.

Compare the two different paths to becoming a construction manager (degree vs. diploma) and get help to decide which is right for you.

Here's what you need to know.

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