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Project Management in Construction by Levy
Author of Project Management in Construction
Sidney M. Levy is an unbiased development business marketing consultant in Baltimore, Maryland with greater than 40 years of expertise in the occupation.
He’s the writer of quite a few books on development strategies and operations, together with Construction Databook, Design-Construct Project Supply, and Construction Superintendent’s Operations Handbook.
Mr. Levy was awarded the British Chartered Institute of Constructing Silver Medal for Project Management in Construction, Third Version, in the class of Managing Construction.
Project Management in Construction Contents
- Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Construction Trade
- Chapter 2. The Begin of the Construction Course of
- Chapter 3. The Normal Circumstances to the Construction Contract
- Chapter 4. Bonds and insurance coverage
- Chapter 5. Organizing the Project Group
- Chapter 6. Profitable Project Completion Calls for a Profitable Begin
- Chapter 7. Estimating
- Chapter 8. Shopping for Out the Job
- Chapter 9. The Change Orders
- Chapter 10. High quality Management and High quality Assurance
- Chapter 11. Project Documentation
- Chapter 12. Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation
- Chapter 13. Security in Construction
- Chapter 14. Design-Construct
- Chapter 15. Sustainability and Inexperienced Buildings
- Chapter 16. Interoperability and Constructing Data Modeling (BIM)
Preface to Project Management in Construction PDF
The significance of the venture supervisor’s position in the development course of can’t be overstated. From the two-dimensional plans and specs that mark step one of the constructing course of to the ribbon-cutting ceremony at venture completion, the venture supervisor is a key participant.
The trail from Level A to Level B isn’t with out its detours and roadblocks and the venture supervisor is charged with the accountability of traversing these detours and tearing down the impasses.
A venture supervisor should be technically competent and possess the administration abilities essential to successfully management the groups of subcontractors, distributors, and subject personnel required to offer the sleek move of tradespeople and supplies wanted to get the job carried out.
Just a little information of accounting procedures, authorized issues, and state and federal laws can be finest in order to successfully take care of the numerous forces that bear on the development course of.
Half-time teacher, father confessor, disciplinarian, and mediator, one factor is for certain, a venture supervisor’s each day routine isn’t the identical. The one change is fixed.
Ultimately, venture administration is an train in management: management over the standard, schedule, and costs-each one a full-time job, but all falling beneath the aegis of the venture supervisor.
Project Management in Construction, now in its Fifth Version, examines a number of the primary tenets of managing a development venture and explores new applied sciences that can impression how we do enterprise in the longer term.
I’ve been related to the development business for greater than 40 years, progressing from summer time jobs in highschool to time clerk, labor foreman, assistant superintendent, venture supervisor, senior vice-president of a significant New England builder-developer, and now the proprietor of my very own consulting enterprise in Baltimore, Maryland.
These experiences have given me a broader view of the development course of, and this ebook is an try and share a few of my experiences with you, the reader.
To cite an nameless however savvy old-timer, “Sensible males study from expertise. Clever males study from the expertise of others.” It’s my hope that Project Management in Construction, Fifth Version will present some new insights, preserving that previous adage in thoughts.
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