Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition (Hardcover)

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Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition (Hardcover)


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The most comprehensive, up-to-date construction project management system

Fully revised for the latest technologies and standards, Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition provides a proven framework for completing construction jobs as specified, on schedule, and within budget. You'll learn how to plan, organize, and control each stage of a project-from initiation to close-out.

This updated edition integrates important new trends, such as technological interoperability, seamless electronic information exchange, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and sustainable building practices. Real-world case studies and customizable sample construction documents are included in this practical guide.

Inside, you'll find field-tested methods for:

  • Preparing project bids and proposals
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Project planning and initiation
  • Scheduling construction
  • Estimating, budgeting and cost control
  • Project organization and control
  • Construction project execution
  • Integrating the latest technologies, including BIM and electronic information exchange
  • Green building and sustainable construction
  • Construction safety and health
  • Project communications
  • Managing human factors
George J. Ritz was a leading expert in construction and project management with 40 years of experience in executing projects in the U.S. and abroad. He worked on a broad spectrum of construction projects, ranging from schools for the physically challenged to world-class petrochemical plants. Mr.Ritz was a registered Professional Engineer and a frequent lecturer on project management and related topics .He wrote Total Engineering Project Management. Sidney M. Levy has 35 years of experience as a senior executive in a major general contracting firm in New England. He is the author of 30 books on construction means, methods, and operations in the United States and abroad. Mr. Levy has lectured to industry groups in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Japan, and Korea. His book, Project Management in Construction, was awarded the British Chartered Institute of Building Silver Medal. Mr. Levy currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland where he is an independent construction consultant.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071801379
ISBN-10: 0071801375
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 480
Language: English