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Jackson, Barbara J.

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

Jackson, Barbara J. - Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management, ebook

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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.

Keywords: building information modeling, BIM, design process, contract documents, project schedule, construction management principles, project schedule, interoperability, sustainability, construction management fundamentals

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
432 pages
Category
Information Technology, Telecommunications
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470768082
Printed ISBN
9780470609996

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