FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) construction management student team has won the 2020 Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Management Competition (CMC), beating out 25 other undergraduate teams from colleges and universities across the country. This is the fourth time FIU’s construction management team has won the prestigious competition in the last eight years.
The ABC Construction Management Competition (CMC) is a hallmark competition that promotes careers in construction management. The competition is designed to challenge construction knowledge, organization, time management, and presentation skills.
Held virtually for the first time over an extended seven-month period because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the national competition hosted more than two-dozen teams comprised of four members each. Each team was tested based on five categories of essential project management skills: overall performance, cost estimating, project management, and safety and quality control. The FIU Moss Department of Construction Management team took first place in overall performance, cost estimating and project management. The team also ranked in the top three for safety and quality control.
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