Harness Today's Most Powerful Project Management Methods to Successfully Run Any Construction Job from Start to Finish!
From drafting the initial contract to complying with safety regulations, Project Management in Construction equips contractors and project managers with the tools they need to run every phase of a construction job. This classic leads readers step by step through the basics of project management (PM) including: estimating, purchasing, contract administration, and other topics critical to supervising a profitable project delivered on time and with a minimum of change orders.
Fast-track your construction project management skills with this must-have PM resource featuring:
- Introduction to the Construction Industry
- Start of the Construction Process
- Successful Project Completion Depends Upon Successful Commencement
- General Conditions of a Construction Contract
- Project Organization
- Buying Out the Job
- Quality Control and Quality Assurance
- Project Cost Control Procedures
- Change Orders and Liquidated Damages Clauses
- Project Documentation
- Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation
- Safety in Construction
- Bonds and Insurance
- Green Buildings
- Interoperability and Building Information Modeling
Greatly expanded coverage of design-build Updated safety data from OSHA The latest legal opinions and court decisions on key construction topics Pitfalls to avoid when dealing with the unknowns associated with renovation and rehab work
New material on ethics in the industry; new guidance on estimating a project during design; and four new chapters: Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Commencement, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Sustainability and Green Buildings, and Interoperability and Building Information Modeling
Synopsis: Step-by-step advice on making every construction job profitable and successful Covering every aspect of the job, from writing initial contracts to complying with OSHA regulations, this trusted resource outlines the essential tenets of project management including estimating, purchasing, and administration of the contract.
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ISBN 978-0071464178 Publication Date 10-Aug-06 Author Sidney M. Levy Format Hardcover Page Count 402 Manufacturer McGraw-Hill