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Technical Competency Area in Construction Entrepreneurship

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of Technical Competency Area in Construction Entrepreneurship will have demonstrated

  1. competencies necessary to preparation for successful business ownership, including entrepreneurial characteristics, business ethics, and management concepts;
  2. ability to plan, develop, and coordinate the construction process;
  3. ability to oversee the project and ensure that it is successfully completed within the estimated time;
  4. ability to manage the project under the guidance of an agreement that is legally binding and has to complete the project as per the stipulated conditions; and
  5. preparation for satisfying the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC) licensing requirements.

Specific Program Information:

The Technical Competency Area in Construction Entrepreneurship is a 9-semester hour curriculum, emphasizing skills and knowledge essential for management-level employment in the construction field. The program includes training in the areas of entrepreneurship, safety, construction management, and licensing board test preparation.

Required courses for the Technical Competency Area in Construction Entrepreneurship:

BADM 216 : Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
CONS 141: OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety 2
CONS 251: Advanced Construction Management 2
CONS 260: Construction Mentorship 1
CONS 270: Contractors Licensing Preparation 1
Total Credit Hours 9

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