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Construction Management JumpStart

Construction Management JumpStart

Barbara J. Jackson

ISBN: 978-0-470-11314-1

Sep 2006

352 pages

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Description

Launch Your Construction Management Career—Quickly and Effectively

Written by an experienced construction management specialist, Construction Management JumpStart provides all the core information you need, whether you're considering a new career or expanding your responsibilities:

  • Understanding the functions of construction management
  • Understanding the design and construction process
  • Working with contracts documents
  • Estimating project costs
  • Administering contracts
  • Managing the job site
  • Creating and maintaining a project schedule
  • Measuring project performance
  • Controlling quality
  • Ensuring project safety

Introduction.

Chapter 1 The Construction Industry.

Chapter 2 What Is Construction Management?.

Chapter 3 How We Get the Work.

Chapter 4 The Construction Contract.

Chapter 5 Project Stages.

Chapter 6 Estimating Project Costs.

Chapter 7 Contract Administration.

Chapter 8 Construction Operations and Job.

Chapter 9 Project Planning and Scheduling.

Chapter 10 Monitoring Project Performance.

Chapter 11 Managing Quality and Safety.

Appendix Answers to Review Questions.

Glossary.

Index.

Collaboration in the Building Process
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