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Construction Project Management

An Integrated Approach

Author: Peter Fewings

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415359061

Category: Architecture

Page: 403

View: 8274

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.

Construction Project Management

Author: Richard H. Clough,Glenn A. Sears,S. Keoki Sears

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471324386

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 623

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.

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

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In 1991 the Chartered Institute of Building initiated a multi-institute task force and a Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development was published in 1992, with second and third editions in 1996 and 2002. Like previous editions, this fourth edition has been extensively updated. The fourth edition includes a range of new illustrations and high profile examples, and features new guidance on: 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 and management of risk, and this is a strong theme throughout the Code. The Code of Practice provides an authoritative guide to the principles and practice of construction project management. It will be a key reference source for clients, contractors and professionals, irrespective of the size and nature of the project.

Advanced Project Management

A Structured Approach

Author: F. L. Harrison,Dennis Lock

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780566078224

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 315

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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(r) Guide) (German)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628251883

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 756

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The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.

Construction Jobsite Management

Author: William R. Mincks,Hal Johnston

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537092

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 1201

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.

Projektmanagement

Fallstudien

Author: Harold Kerzner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783826614477

Category: Project management

Page: 533

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Construction Project Scheduling and Control

Author: Saleh A. Mubarak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111884579X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 479

Bad scheduling can doom a construction project from thestart Construction Project Scheduling and Control provides acomprehensive examination of the analytical methods used to devisea reasonable, efficient, and successful schedule for constructionprojects of all sizes. This updated third edition contains newinformation on building image modeling (BIM) and its relationshipto project scheduling and control, as well as thorough coverage ofthe latest developments in the field. Written by a careerconstruction professional, this informative text introducesstudents to new concepts in CPM scheduling, including the author'sown Dynamic Minimum Lag technique. The expanded glossary andacronym list facilitate complete understanding, and the numeroussolved and unsolved problems help students test their knowledge andapply critical thinking to issues in construction scheduling. Acomplete instructor's manual provides solutions to all problems inthe book, test questions for each chapter, and additional examquestions for more comprehensive testing. The entire success of a construction process hinges on anefficient, well-thought out schedule, which is strictly definedwhile allowing for inevitable delays and changes. This book helpsstudents learn the processes, tools, and techniques used to makeprojects run smoothly, with expert guidance toward the realities ofthis complex function. Discover realistic scheduling solutions and cutting edgemethods Learn the duties, responsibilities, and techniques of projectcontrol Get up to date on the latest in sustainability, BIM, and leanconstruction Explore the software tools that help coordinate scheduling Scheduling encompasses everything from staff requirements andequipment needs to materials delivery and inspections, requiring adeep understanding of the process. For the student interested inconstruction management, Construction Project Scheduling andControl is an informative text on the field's current bestpractices.

Project Management

Case Studies

Author: Harold Kerzner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118415825

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 704

View: 1316

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.)

Construction Project Management

A Complete Introduction

Author: Alison Dykstra

Publisher: Kirshner Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 402

View: 6571

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: 2686

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: 7597

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.

The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Author: Paul C. Dinsmore,Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

Publisher: Amacom

ISBN: 9780814433393

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 5146

Provides indispensable guidance on topics in project management, from preparing to take the Project Management Professional Certification Exam, to thriving in a specific organization and succeeding in your project management career.

Construction Management

Author: Daniel W. Halpin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470447230

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 641

The construction professional has to be a “jack of all trades, and master of all.” This text covers a wide range of subjects, reflecting the breadth of knowledge needed to understand the dynamics of this large and complex industry. This edition introduces extended coverage in the scheduling area to address more advanced and practice oriented procedures such as Start to Start, Finish to Finish, and similar relationship between activities in a network schedule.

Projektmanagement

Planungs- und Kontrolltechniken

Author: Rory Burke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783826614439

Category:

Page: 475

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Projektmanagement fÃ1⁄4r Dummies

Author: Stanley E. Portny

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527699570

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 414

View: 5935

Vor einem liegt nicht nur ein bislang unï¿1⁄2berschaubares Projekt, sondern schon eine Ahnung hinsichtlich all der Probleme, die mit ihm einhergehen kï¿1⁄2nnten: Wer kennt das nicht? Stanley Portny zeigt, wie Projektmanagement richtig funktioniert, wenn man weiï¿1⁄2, worauf zu achten ist. Er erklï¿1⁄2rt, wie man Projekte richtig plant, durchfï¿1⁄2hrt und kontrolliert, damit man die Ziele nicht aus den Augen verliert und den ï¿1⁄2berblick behï¿1⁄2lt. Dazu gehï¿1⁄2rt natï¿1⁄2rlich auch zu wissen, was ein gutes Projektteam ausmacht und wie man die Leute bei der Stange hï¿1⁄2lt. Dabei geht der Autor auf die neuesten Projektmanagement-Techniken ein und stellt verschiedene Computerprogramme vor, die das Projektmanagement unterstï¿1⁄2tzen und wesentlich erleichtern. Mit diesem Buch wird jeder zu einem routinierten Projektmanager, der seine Projekte mit Bravour meistert.

Die Kunst Des It-projektmanagements (2nd Edition)

Author: Scott Berkun

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897219220

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 6198

Weshalb verschieben sich Release-Termine ständig? Warum funktioniert die Team-Kommunikation zwischen Designern, Entwicklern und Marketing nicht? Wie kommt man auf wirklich kreative Ideen? Und was tun, wenn etwas schief geht? Wenn Sie sich Fragen wie diese schon oft gestellt haben – Scott Berkun hat die Antworten für Sie. Mit Humor und scharfem Blick beleuchtet der erfahrene Autor und Projektmanager die klassischen Aufgaben, Herausforderungen und Mechanismen des IT-Projektmanagements. Von der fachkundigen Planung über die zielgerichtete Team-Kommunikation bis hin zum erfolgreichen Projektabschluss – hier erhalten Sie kompetente Einblicke in die Realität der Projektleitung. Projekte realistisch planen Entdecken Sie, welche ersten Schritte das Projekt erfolgreich starten, wie man solide Zeitpläne entwickelt und gute Visionsdokumente und Spezifikationen schreibt, wie neue Ideen entstehen und was man aus ihnen machen kann. Teams effektiv führen Erhalten Sie Einblicke in die erfolgreiche Teamleitung: Lernen Sie, wie man die Team-Moral kultiviert, konfliktfrei kommuniziert, Meetings optimal gestaltet und den Spaß am Projekt steigert. Neu in der überarbeiteten Auflage Die zweite, komplett überarbeitete Auflage wurde um Übungsteile am Ende jeden Kapitels erweitert. Dadurch kann der Leser durch über 120 Übungen die Kapitelinhalte praxisnah erschließen und vertiefen.

New Directions in Project Management

Author: Paul C. Tinnirello

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420000160

Category: Computers

Page: 560

View: 5718

Organizations that rely on computing technology for survival understand the critical importance of managing projects that meet strategic goals and objectives. The diversity of business globalization and electronic commerce combined with the unceasing pace of technical change continues to challenge efforts for more proficient project management techniques. Presenting the tools you need to meet the challenges of the new business environment, New Directions in Project Management covers best practices in all areas of managing software development projects — practices that have been determined by measurable results not vague ideologies. In addition to a comprehensive treatment of software development project management, this book covers managing outsourced projects, team- and consensus-building, requirements definition, systems integration, measurement and metrics, and quality assurance testing. Rather than force-feeding a particular vision of project management and one methodology, the integrated approach combined with detailed concepts and techniques presented here offer you valuable advice and guidance for your project’s success. Successful planning for the challenges of the new business environment will remain complex, but not unachievable. In this environment, project management cannot be viewed only as a solitary management activity but as a set of dynamic principles that can be cultivated and improved through practical experience. This demands the best of your skills. Covering software development project management from all sides, New Directions in Project Management gives you the advantage.

Handbuch Projektmanagement

Author: Jürg Kuster,Eugen Huber,Robert Lippmann,Alphons Schmid,Emil Schneider,Urs Witschi,Roger Wüst

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642212433

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 454

View: 5618

Das Nachschlagewerk bietet alles Wissenswerte für das prozessorientierte Projektmanagement: Anleitung für effiziente Projektabwicklung, systematische Übersicht über Projektphasen und -prozesse, ausführliche Handlungsempfehlungen sowie eine Sammlung der wichtigsten Methoden und Instrumente. Erfolgsfaktoren werden im Detail beschrieben und schließen auch komplexe Aspekte wie Führung, Teamarbeit und Konfliktlösung ein. Ein Projektkompass, wertvolle Tipps sowie zahlreiche Vorlagen, Checklisten und Tabellen unterstützen die Umsetzung in die Praxis.

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: 7661

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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