Due to credit-hour limitations, it is not always possible to create specialty courses on topics such as leadership, business development, and international construction. This paper covers the integration of international construction topics into a project management course. Each semester a considerable number of students mention they may consider working in international construction projects – indicating some awareness of the opportunities and advantages of having international work experience. A lecture given by the author included the definition, history, and reasons for international construction. It highlighted the global construction markets and their relationship with local construction industries, presenting trends affecting international construction are presented, and analyzing the characteristics of regions (types of projects, leading contractors, etc.). The students’ perceptions were surveyed at the beginning and end of the course, with results indicating that students developed a clearer understanding of international construction topics.
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