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This up-to-the-minute text addresses all facets of successful construction project management in todayís complex environments. Construction Project Management introduces all key players in the process, walks through each project phase, and presents tools for effectively managing both people and projects. Co-authored by an academic and an industry professional, it fuses theory and practical reality, and interweaves roles of owner, designer, and construction professional throughout. It first introduces the modern industry and profession, presenting emerging trends, roles, contractual arrangements, and opportunities. Next, it focuses on the project itself, from concept to occupancy, and address the construction professionalís growing role during design and early construction. Students also master modern tools for estimating, scheduling, control, and feedback. The text provides many charts and images, as well as real-world sidebars authored by industry-leading professionals. This edition presents new technologies, techniques, statistics, trends, and career information throughout, including new approaches to collaboration, project delivery, and continuous improvement.
1. The Construction Industry
2. Project Participants
3. Organizing and Leading the Construction Project
4. Project Delivery Methods
5. Project Chronology
6. Construction Services during Design
7. Bidding and Procurement
8. Construction and Closeout
9. Estimating Project Costs
11. Controlling Project Cost, Time, and Quality
12. Project Administration
13. Construction Law
14. Construction Safety and Health