Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : S. Keoki Sears
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-09-29
Total Pages : 408 Pages
ISBN : 1118000242


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

The role of the project manager continues to evolve, presenting new challenges to established practitioners and those entering the field for the first time. This second edition of Peter Fewings' groundbreaking textbook has been thoroughly revised to recognise the increasing importance of sustainability and lean construction in the construction industry. It also tackles the significance of design management, changing health and safety regulation, leadership and quality for continuous improvement of the service and the product. Using an integrated project management approach, emphasis is placed on the importance of effectively handling external factors in order to best achieve an on-schedule, on-budget result, as well as good negotiation with clients and skilled team leadership. Its holistic approach provides readers with a thorough guide in how to increase efficiency and communication at all stages while reducing costs, time and risk. Short case studies are used throughout the book to illustrate different tools and techniques. Combining the theories underpinning best practice in construction project management, with a wealth of practical examples, this book is uniquely valuable for practitioners and clients as well as undergraduate and graduate students for construction project management.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Peter Fewings
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-05-07
Total Pages : 624 Pages
ISBN : 9781136827617


Project Management For Construction

Project Management For Construction

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Genre : Construction industry
Author : Chris Hendrickson
Publisher : Chris Hendrickson
Release : 1989-01-01
Total Pages : 537 Pages
ISBN : 9780137312665


Residential Construction Management

Residential Construction Management

Residential Construction Management will provide construction managers a concise and practical guide to managing residential construction projects. One of the fundamental reasons residential contractors fail to prosper is that they are poor managers. By presenting project management tools in their appropriate context of the project lifecycle—initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing, readers will more clearly understand the iterative nature of construction management, which is a key to successfully managing a construction project. You can't afford to be without this indispensible working tool and its step-by-step instructions, project management templates, and real-world case studies. Residential Construction Management provides construction managers a concise and practical guide to managing residential construction projects. One of the fundamental reasons residential contractors fail to prosper is that they are poor managers. By presenting project management tools in their appropriate context of the project lifecycle — initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing — you will more clearly understand the true nature of construction management, which is a key to successfully managing a construction project. You can't afford to be without this indispensible working tool and its step-by-step instructions, project management templates, and real world case studies.Key Features ¦ Walks you through the entire project management lifecycle resulting in a better understanding of the iterative processes of construction management ¦ Offers the information and real world tools needed to successfully apply to a planned or current project ¦ Shows how various knowledge areas and project management tools interact when doing a project providing you with the knowledge to create your own project plan ¦ Offers a downloadable building specification form, change order authorization form, construction schedule, sample budget, construction flowchart, a guide to working with bankers for spec home loans, and much more — available from the Web Added Value™ Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Joseph A. Griffin
Publisher : J. Ross Publishing
Release : 2010-03-15
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781604270228


Advanced Construction Project Management

Advanced Construction Project Management

An essential guide to the structure, dynamics, and management of construction megaprojects Advanced Construction Project Management is a comprehensive resource that covers the myriad aspects of implementing a megaproject from a contractor’s perspective. With many years’ experience of managing construction megaprojects, the author provides an in-depth exploration of the structure, dynamics and management of these demanding projects. In addition, the book gives all stakeholders a clear understanding of the complexity of megaprojects and offers contractors the insight and essential tools needed for achieving results. As the trend to plan and implement ever-larger projects looks likely to continue into the future, the need for a guide to understand the challenges of managing a megaproject couldn’t be greater. Comprehensive in scope, the book explores the theoretical background, economics, complexity, phases, strategic planning, engineering, coordination, and common challenges of megaprojects. The book also provides the tools for managing stakeholder integration. This important book: Describes the structure, dynamics and management of megaprojects Explores the management activities required and examines the appropriate tools for the management of megaprojects Includes tools for stakeholder integration Provides an advanced understanding of construction management concepts Written for managers, project managers and engineers, and cost consultants, Advanced Construction Project Management covers, in one complete volume, the information needed to lead a successful project.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Christian Brockmann
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-12-31
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781119554752


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management deals with different facets of construction management emphasizing the basic concepts that any engineering student is supposed to know. The major principles of project management have been derived through real life case studies from the field. Simplified examples have been used to facilitate better understanding of the concepts before going into the large and complex problems. The book features computer applications (Primavera and MS Project) used to explain planning, scheduling, resource leveling, monitoring and reporting; it is highly illustrated with line dia.

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Genre : Construction industry
Author : Kumar Neeraj Jha
Publisher : Pearson Education India
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 692 Pages
ISBN : 8131732495


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

A complete update of the definitive guide to the planning and scheduling of construction projects Now with a dedicated Web site containing a downloadable version of the premier CPM scheduling software program-Micro Planner Manager(r) from MicroPlanning International for both Windows(r) and Macintosh platforms This Fourth Edition of Construction Project Management reaffirms the book's status as the industry-leading, definitive guide to the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling. It combines a solid foundation in the principles and fundamentals of CPM with particular emphasis on project planning. A highway bridge with a complete cost estimate is used to illustrate each of the principles of project management. Using this basic information and the case studies in the appendix, students are given project management problems and hands-on project management experience. Important features of Construction Project Management, Fourth Edition include: * Complete coverage of planning and scheduling principles that apply to every type of construction project * Special emphasis on the most difficult and important part of CPM-the planning process * A new chapter on production planning, the process of turning the project plan into efficient workplace operations * New methods for handling construction contingency planning and weather delays * In-depth coverage of the legal aspects of CPM scheduling * Large illustrations conveniently tucked into a back cover pocket An excellent text for both building construction and construction engineering students, this book is also an indispensable on-the-job reference for builders, architects, civil engineers, and other construction professionals.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Richard H. Clough
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 360 Pages
ISBN : 0471324388


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

Introduces the multiple players and tasks required to bring a construction project from inception to close-out, covering such topics as sustainable construction, bids, contracts, estimates, scheduling, and disputes.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Alison Dykstra
Publisher : Kirshner Publishing Company
Release : 2011-01-01
Total Pages : 402 Pages
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Practical Project Management For Building And Construction

Practical Project Management For Building And Construction

Practical Project Management for Building and Construction covers the 14 knowledge areas of project management that are essential for successful projects in the construction industry. For each knowledge area, it explains the processes for scope, time, risk, cost, and resource management. Filled with work and process flow diagrams, it demonstrates h

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Hans Ottosson
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
Total Pages : 328 Pages
ISBN : 9781466575950


Successful Construction Project Management

Successful Construction Project Management

This book bridges the gap between the theoretical and practical and includes chapters on planning the project, starting it, scheduling, running the projects, completing it, people, materials, equipment, quality, safety, subcontractors, contractual and financial. These chapters are broken into multiple sections providing a step-by-step guide to successfully managing a construction project, and, including what-not-to-do to avoid costly mistakes.--COVER.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Paul Netscher
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release : 2014
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 1497344417