Construction Management JumpStart

Construction Management JumpStart

By: Barbara J. Jackson (author)Paperback

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Launch Your Construction Management Career-Quickly and Effectively 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: 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 Ensuring project safety

About Author

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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780782143362
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780782143362
  • weight: 552
  • ISBN10: 0782143369

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