Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management

Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management Author Barbara J. Jackson
ISBN-10 0470609990
ISBN-13 9780470609996
Year 2010-05-17
Pages 408
Language English
Publisher Sybex
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Launch your career in construction management with this one of a kind book The construction management industry is expected to increase employment by 16 percent over the next decade This second edition of a bestselling introduction to construction management walks you through each stage of the construction management process Written from the constructor s perspective this book will familiarize you with all the construction management fundamentals and how Building Information Modeling BIM is impacting the construction management profession Covers interoperability of technology advances in the construction industry Explains how BIM is challenging the traditional approach to project delivery and how this affects the constructor s role Elaborates each stage of the design and construction process and the tasks associated with each of them Shows step by step how to estimate project costs administer contracts manage job site and construction operations plan and schedule a project monitor project performance manage project quality and safety and assess project risks Provides review questions at the end of each chapter to help enforce understanding The tried and true project management principles presented in this book will help ensure you a successful start to your career