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Construction Project Management

An Integrated Approach

Author: Peter Fewings

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415359061

Category: Architecture

Page: 403

View: 4139

Based on the authors' practical experiences, this book offers the reader a new approach to project management in construction and engineering, considering all aspects of project management, stressing the importance of managing external factors well and focusing on good negotiating skills.

Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development

Author: CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118312295

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 8216

In 1991 the Chartered Institute of Building initiated amulti-institute task force and a Code of Practice for ProjectManagement for Construction and Development was published in1992, with second and third editions in 1996 and 2002. Likeprevious editions, this fourth edition has been extensivelyupdated. The fourth edition includes a range of newillustrations and high profile examples, and features new guidanceon: CDM regulations Project planning Change management Project management software Mobile technology The range of procurement options The European perspective Contracts Effective project management involves the assessment andmanagement of risk, and this is a strong theme throughout the Code.The Code of Practice provides an authoritative guide to theprinciples and practice of construction project management. It willbe a key reference source for clients, contractors andprofessionals, irrespective of the size and nature of theproject.

Construction Project Management

Author: Frederick E. Gould,Nancy Eleanor Joyce

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130922809

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 409

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To be successful in today's construction environment, project managers must utilize essential leadership, communication, and motivational skills. This book emphasizes these attributes as it systematically follows the construction process from beginning to end. Among topics examined are the roles of project participants, the bid process, planning, scheduling, estimating, controlling the project, safety issues, and legal and regulatory issues. Sidebars, authored by industry leaders, examine actual incidents and provide insights into the subject matter. This book will be invaluable to superintendents, estimators, and field managers, as well as project managers. Features of "Construction Project Management, Professional Edition," include: Entire chapters devoted to leadership and construction law Comprehensive presentation of content from the project owner's viewpoint, as well as the contractor's perspective Coverage of conflict resolution

Advanced Project Management

A Structured Approach

Author: F. L. Harrison,Dennis Lock

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780566078224

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 315

View: 5192

When Advanced Project Management first appeared in 1981 it quickly acquired a reputation for excellence on both sides of the Atlantic as a book that successfully bridges the gap between introductory texts on project management and specialist works on professional practice. Its aim is twofold: to provide both a guide for managers, engineers, accountants and others involved in project work and a reference for advanced students of project and construction management.This fourth edition of the book has been heavily revised, with substantial new material to reflect the changes in project management in the 10 years since the previous edition. The following topics are either new to the book or have been given greater emphasis:- Project definition and appraisal- Procurement and the supply chain- Concurrent engineering- Cost and management accounting- Quality management- More detailed explanations of critical path analysis, now predominately using the precedence system- Increased treatment of resource scheduling- Planning with multiple calendars- Planning within fixed time constraints, using crashing and fast-tracking methods- Standard networks, modules and templates- Risk management

A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide)

Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Inst

ISBN: 9781930699212

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 219

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Construction Project Scheduling and Control

Author: Saleh A. Mubarak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470919957

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 6311

Construction Jobsite Management

Author: William R. Mincks,Hal Johnston

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537092

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 3640

The newly updated Fourth Edition of CONSTRUCTION JOBSITE MANAGEMENT examines all facets of construction project management from the contractor’s point of view. The responsibilities of project managers, construction superintendents, and construction engineers are covered in depth, from configuring a project team through closing out a project. The text maintains a strong focus on jobsite personnel activities, outlining proven procedures and offering helpful techniques to manage projects effectively from start to finish. Clear, concise language and accurate, relevant detail make this book an essential introduction to the real world of construction jobsite management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Author: Harold Kerzner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783826614477

Category: Project management

Page: 533

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Project Management

Case Studies

Author: Harold Kerzner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118415825

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 704

View: 2066

A new edition of the most popular book of project management case studies, expanded to include more than 100 cases plus a "super case" on the Iridium Project Case studies are an important part of project management education and training. This Fourth Edition of Harold Kerzner's Project Management Case Studies features a number of new cases covering value measurement in project management. Also included is the well-received "super case," which covers all aspects of project management and may be used as a capstone for a course. This new edition: Contains 100-plus case studies drawn from real companies to illustrate both successful and poor implementation of project management Represents a wide range of industries, including medical and pharmaceutical, aerospace, manufacturing, automotive, finance and banking, and telecommunications Covers cutting-edge areas of construction and international project management plus a "super case" on the Iridium Project, covering all aspects of project management Follows and supports preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam Project Management Case Studies, Fourth Edition is a valuable resource for students, as well as practicing engineers and managers, and can be used on its own or with the new Eleventh Edition of Harold Kerzner's landmark reference, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. (PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

Successful Project Management

Author: Jack Gido,James Clements

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324656157

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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The fourth edition of SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT covers everything students need to know about working successfully in a project environment, including how to organize and manage effective project teams. Communication is also emphasized, with a focus on how to document and communicate project developments, both within and outside of the team. In-depth coverage of planning, scheduling and cost management is also provided. The authors’ goal is to provide cases that are fun and elicit interesting debates, and this edition includes several new end-of-chapter cases. In addition, all new up-to-date Real World Project Management vignettes are included at the beginning and within each chapter, giving students a taste of how project management is practically applied in the workplace. Key points of each chapter are highlighted in Critical Success Factor boxes, providing an overview of the main ideas covered within the chapter. End-of-chapter materials contain questions and Internet exercises that allow students to apply the concepts covered in the chapter. Sprinkled throughout each chapter are boxed questions designed to test comprehension of key concepts. The teaching package (PowerPoint slides & ExamView) provides abbreviated coverage of key topics in the course, as well as a trial version of Microsoft Office Project 2007. Many examples within this edition of SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT are based on Microsoft Office Project. Screen captures and other Microsoft Office Project-related items have been updated to reflect the 2007 version of the software. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Construction Project Management

A Complete Introduction

Author: Alison Dykstra

Publisher: Kirshner Publishing Company


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 402

View: 6291

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.

Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book

Author: Duncan Cartlidge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317533593

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 295

View: 6033

Construction project management requires a broad range of knowledge, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This practical no–nonsense guide covers all of the essentials of the role, including: Pre-construction activities Design management and BIM Procurement Feasibility studies Environmental management systems People skills Recommended document formats Occupancy activities Construction project management activities are tackled in the order they occur on real projects, with reference made to the RIBA Plan of Work and OGC Gateway process throughout. This is the ideal concise reference which no project manager, construction manager, or quantity surveyor should be without.

Civil Engineering Project Management, Fourth Edition

Author: Alan Twort,Gordon Rees

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0750657316

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 263

View: 6487

This new edition updates and revises the best practical guide for on-site engineers. Written from the point of view of the project engineer it details their responsibilities, powers, and duties. The book has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to management practice and new forms of contract.

Projektmanagement für Dummies

Author: Stanley E. Portny

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527699570

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 414

View: 6115

Vor einem liegt nicht nur ein bislang unüberschaubares Projekt, sondern schon eine Ahnung hinsichtlich all der Probleme, die mit ihm einhergehen könnten: Wer kennt das nicht? Stanley Portny zeigt, wie Projektmanagement richtig funktioniert, wenn man weiß, worauf zu achten ist. Er erklärt, wie man Projekte richtig plant, durchführt und kontrolliert, damit man die Ziele nicht aus den Augen verliert und den Überblick behält. Dazu gehört natürlich auch zu wissen, was ein gutes Projektteam ausmacht und wie man die Leute bei der Stange hält. Dabei geht der Autor auf die neuesten Projektmanagement-Techniken ein und stellt verschiedene Computerprogramme vor, die das Projektmanagement unterstützen und wesentlich erleichtern. Mit diesem Buch wird jeder zu einem routinierten Projektmanager, der seine Projekte mit Bravour meistert.

Construction management

Author: Daniel W. Halpin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: 9780471661733

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 402

View: 5209

Get the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful construction manager Thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent developments in industry practice, the Third Edition of Halpin's "Construction Management" introduces you to the complex business of developing and constructing a major facility or structure. The book presents a detailed look into the massive industry of construction and the skills needed to be a successful construction manager. You'll learn how to carefully and professionally manage the resources--money, machines, material, and men--necessary to realize any construction project, within a construction environment of contracts, changing weather, varying conditions, and unforeseen events. FeaturesIncludes new information on value engineering, earned value, product delivery systems, and the difference between purchasing construction and purchasing manufactured speculative products.New material in Chapter 6 covers the ideas of scope of work, defining the project, and how to break the project into work packages in the context of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).The Project Scheduling chapter (Chapter 7) uses the concept of work packaging to develop the activities in the network schedules, and opens with a discussion of precedence notation.Web CYCLONE (available on the book's companion site) allows you to simulate construction operations.Covers broad concepts of construction management (e.g. safety, labor relations, company organization, estimation, etc.).Chapters on estimating and cost control and analysis of construction operations provide relevant information for actual practice.Applies the physical systems approach to construction management.Presents the fascinating historical background of construction as a profession and discipline.

The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Author: Paul C. Dinsmore,Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

ISBN: 0814415423

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 521

View: 1365

Completely revised and fully up-to-date, this is the essential book on the field of project management. --

Knowledge management in the construction industry

a socio-technical perspective

Author: Abdul Samad Kazi

Publisher: IGI Global


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 9398

Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective presents a portfolio of concepts, methods, models, and tools supported by real life case studies from various corners of the globe providing insights into the management of knowledge in the construction industry. Untangling the hype from the reality, practical means of implementing knowledge management in the construction industry through various mechanisms and tools are demonstrated. For the practitioner, it provides practical insights and experiences from real life cases, for the researcher and academic, it provides current and state-of-the-art undertakings in this emerging area for the construction industry.

Construction Methods and Management

Author: S. W. Nunnally

Publisher: Prentice Hall


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 565

View: 3515

Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric ( SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on new construction technology, the latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction, the latest developments in wood preservation and major health, safety and environmental concerns.Explains latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction. Presents the latest developments in wood perservation materials and techniques which respond to environmental concerns. Expanded and updated coverage of construction safety and major health hazards and precautions. Designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively.

Knowledge Management

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Murray E. Jennex

Publisher: IGI Global Snippet

ISBN: 1599049341

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 3442

View: 9813

Provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of all issues related to knowledge management, including conceptual, methodological, technical, and managerial issues. Presents the opportunities, future challenges, and emerging trends related to this subject.

Manage A Home Build And Renovation Project 4th Edition

How to fulfil your own grand design

Author: Leonard Sales

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848036620

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 8226

Undertaking a building or renovation project can be a bit daunting. But with the help of this book you will be in control at all times, confident in your decision making, and sure of getting the job done on time and to a high standard. It includes proven and simple-to-use management techniques that would suit projects ranging from one thousand to one million pounds. Contents: Introduction; About the author; 1. Getting started; 2. Know your requirements; 3. Contacting contractors; 4. Establishing credibility; 5. Obtaining and agreeing quotes; 6. Starting the work; 7. Financial arrangements; 8. Operation and maintenance manuals; 9. Good working relations; 10. Record-keeping; 11. Professional and site teams; Index

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