Course Summary
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1 week (28 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Project Management


The course objective is to focus on the practices needed to effectively manage a master planning program. These practices include accomplishing planning efforts, contracting for planning services, balancing contract efforts with in-house capabilities, evaluating work, and ensuring stakeholder involvement.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify roles of a project manager
  • Recognize the reasoning behind master planning and the ten planning strategies in the united facilities criteria (ufc) 2-100-01, installation master planning
  • Identify the planning proposal and selection process for federal architecture-engineering services
  • Identify how to build support for the planning process through effective installation outreach
  • Identify the process and products of a vision plan
  • Evaluate how the DoD's 10 master planning strategies are applied in the host city's planning and design efforts
  • Identify the elements and justifications for component plans
  • Identify the qualities of effective project management
  • Identify the relationship between the project manager and design agent within multiple execution models and contracts
  • Identify the purpose and role of USACE planning support centers
  • Identify the process and products of the master plan and estimate the hours needed to prepare these products
  • Recognize the difference between army facility standards and standard designs

General Course Topics:

  • Planning efforts
  • Contracting for planning services
  • Balancing contract efforts with in-house capabilities
  • Evaluating work
  • Ensuring stakeholder involvement
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials