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
Managing the job site
Creating and maintaining a project schedule
Measuring project performance
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.