Building Your Construction Business

The Construction Management Certificate Series is a 9-month series of classes designed to provide business management tools to existing and aspiring independent contractors. Participants who complete the series will earn a Special Certificate of Completion from the Temple University Fox School of Business and the Small Business Development Center.

Certificate Series Topics:

  • Team Building/Business Management
  • Construction Blue Print Reading
  • Methods & Materials
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Quantity Take-Off & Cost Estimating
  • Project Scheduling & Budgeting
  • Accounting for Contractors
  • Loans
  • Contract Administration & Control
  • Contract Law
  • Pre-Business
  • Insurance & Bonding

Who Should Attend

  • Start-up Contractors
  • New Companies (up to 4 years in business)
  • Novice Construction Managers

Note: Must complete all requirements to attend graduation and receive certificate.

Class Dates

Free Orientation: Saturday, July 28th, 2018, 10am -12pm (Fox School of Business, Speakman Hall, 1801 Liacouras Walk,)
Call 215.204.3856 or email to register.

Start: Saturday, August 18, 2018. 9 AM — 2 PM

Finish: Saturday, May 18, 2019. 9 AM — 2 PM

Temple University
Fox School of Business
Speakman Hall, Room 214
1810 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • Option 1 – Pay in Full:
    • $2,300
  • Option 2 – Payment Plan:
    • Total: $2,500
    • Down Payment: $620
    • Monthly Payment : $235

Note: Under the payment plan, the down payment must be paid before or on the first day of classes, while the payment due monthly must be paid on or before the first Saturday of each month.

Acceptable Methods of Payment: Check, Money Order or Credit Card (Except American Express).


OR Contact Training directly at or call 215.204.3856.