Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : S. Keoki Sears
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-09-29
File : 408 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1118000242


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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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 by : Peter Fewings
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-05-07
File : 624 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136827617


Residential Construction Management

Residential Construction Management

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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 by : Joseph A. Griffin
Publisher : J. Ross Publishing
Release : 2010-03-15
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781604270228


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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Construction Project Management, Third Edition provides readers with the "big picture" of the construction management process, giving a perspective as to how the construction industry functions in relation to the national economy and in the public's eye. This book focuses on the collaborative effort required to complete any public or private construction project, providing the construction professional with the skills needed to work with and alongside the owner representative, the designer, and within the public's eye. It explains in detail the project elements and environment, and the responsibilities of the varied project professionals, and follows in detail the chronology of a project.

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Genre : Building
Author by : Frederick E. Gould
Publisher : Pearson Educacion
Release : 2011
File : 384 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0132766876


Advanced Construction Project Management

Advanced Construction Project Management

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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 by : Christian Brockmann
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-12-31
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781119554752


Construction Project Manager S Pocket Book

Construction Project Manager S Pocket Book

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The second edition of the Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book maintains its coverage of a broad range of project management skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. However, this new edition has been updated to include: revisions to the CDM regulations, changes to the standard forms of contract and other documentation used by the project manager, the impact of BIM and emerging technologies, implications of Brexit on EU public procurement, other new procurement trends, and ethics and the project manager. Construction project management activities are tackled in the order they occur on real projects, with reference made to the RIBA Plan of Work throughout. This is the ideal concise reference which no project manager, construction manager, architect or quantity surveyor should be without.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Duncan Cartlidge
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-05-18
File : 286 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781000034042


Project Management For Construction

Project Management For Construction

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Genre : Construction industry
Author by : Chris Hendrickson
Publisher : Chris Hendrickson
Release : 1989-01-01
File : 537 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780137312665


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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The book approaches the subject of planning with a new perspective. It focuses on time planning, resources planning and planning of control systems. Alive with numerous examples from projects handled by the author, this book describes how to plan construction projects and execute them efficiently with minimum variation in schedules. The book is divided into four parts: Introduction: It covers nature of construction industry, highlights salient features of construction project management and outlines the approach for planning construction projects;Time Planning: It describes the methodology for breaking down project work into activities, developing workpackage networks, integrating these networks into project network plan and scheduling the network plan for finalising calendar-time oriented construction programs; Resources Planning: It includes methodology for planning manpower, construction materials, plant and machinery, and costs. Planning Control System: It deals with organising control system; methodology for controlling resources productivity, costs and time; codifying planning system and computerising planning and control functions.

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Genre : Construction industry
Author by : K. K. Chitkara
Publisher : Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 1998
File : 558 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0074620622


Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

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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 by : Alison Dykstra
Publisher : Kirshner Publishing Company
Release : 2011-01-01
File : 402 Pages
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Project Management Leadership Skills For Engineering Construction Projects

Project Management Leadership Skills For Engineering Construction Projects

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Project management is the key to any engineering and construction project's success. Now you can learn from the experts real-world tested strategies you can use to lead your projects to on-time, within budget, high quality success stories. Specifics of scheduling, cost estimating and leadership skills are fully detailed. The authors will show you how to organize your project from the very beginning to achieve success. You'll also learn to use win-win negotiation skills during each stage of your project. Real world examples will facilitate your understanding of how to apply every aspect of the material presented in the text. Loaded with forms, checklists and case studies, this invaluable reference is a must for everyone involved with engineering and construction projects.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Barry Benator
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-11-26
File : 230 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9788770222310