Certificate Programs

Certificate programs are non-credit programs developed for participants in the construction industry who need or want more formal industry related knowledge in such areas a project/construction management, project delivery, and business development. The programs, taught by industry experts and ASU faculty, are specifically designed to serve the educational needs of working professionals.

Industry-related professionals who will also benefit from the programs include accountants and CPAs, attorneys, managers, insurance and surety professionals, human resources and marketing professionals, property appraisers, realtors and developers, and lenders.

ACE currently offers two certificate programs:

ADOT Academy for the Development of DBE’s  -  THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER OFFERED

ADOT and the ASU’s Alliance for Construction Excellence offered a unique and special opportunity for certified DBEs that perform or desire to perform as contractors, sub-contractors, designers or consultants on ADOT projects. The Academy consisted of three separate programs especially developed for each stage of a DBE company’s growth. Each program included 28-hours of classroom education in the areas of leadership, communications, risk management, finance, marketing, bidding and procurement assistance.


National Subcontractors' Leadership Academy -  THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER OFFERED

The National Subcontractors' Leadership Academy is specifically designed for owners and senior management of subcontracting enterprises in the construction industry. The program provides an understanding of preconstruction, budgeting, the design phase, construction processes, commissioning and close-out. Students will markedly expand their ability to initiate and close out projects, plan the work, and create and manage schedules as they gain a thorough understanding of staffing, communication, quality management, and risk analysis.

Certified Job Order Contracting Professional Program

The Certified Job Order Contracting Professional Program, a joint effort of ACE and the Center for Job Order Contracting Excellence (CJE), provides a comprehensive overview of the Job Order Contracting process, including how to set up, operate, and manage a successful Job Order Contracting Program. Explore the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the process, pricing considerations, and the selection process. Learn how to mitigate risk, manage and meet expectations, and build relationships.  Successful completion of hte program, with a passing score on teh final examination, earns the student the Certified Job Order Contracting Professional credential, with the use of hte designation CJP granted by the Center for Job Order Contracting Excellence.

Construction Project Management Certificate Program

The Construction Project Management Certificate Program enhances knowledge of hte business of construction, and provides students with the skills to manage a construction project from beginning to end. The course content is intended to assure a balanced understanding of project management principles and practices including professional and philosophical standards that distinguish the modern-day construction practitioner.