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 such as: 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, and, ensuring project safety.
Barbara Jackson, is the CEO/President, Design-Build Services, Inc and Professor of Construction Management at California Polytechnic State University. She holds a B.S. Housing & Design/Construction Management, a Ph.D., Education & Human Resources, and is a licensed Class A Contractor.
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.