The undergraduate program in Construction Management provides the knowledge and skills to prepare graduates for entry level supervisory or managerial positions in construction industry. When course work is combined with work experience, graduates find employment as construction superintendents, project managers or in the founding of their own businesses. Emphasis is on technical and management essentials, such as cost estimating, project management and operations, methods and equipment, codes and specifications, contract administration, job planning, scheduling, inspections, site development, construction materials, construction economics, cost control, labor relation and safety. The graduate program in Construction Management is designed to prepare graduates for middle and upper level management positions in major construction firms, municipal building and planning offices, finance and development companies, or for the more successful operation and expansion of their own businesses.
Over thirty five years of teaching and professional work in engineering. Developed studies and researches at the University of Havana, Cuba the Energy Institute of Moscow, Russia and the Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic. Professional activities involved developing and teaching of different undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, administration of contracts and subcontracts, planning and scheduling of engineering works, projects of electrical and air conditioning installations, project and development of electronic equipment, inspections and feasibility studies. Working at Florida International University since 1993, teaching in the Department of Construction Management since 1997 and in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering since 2004.