Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction (Hardcover)

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Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction By Alison Dykstra Cover Image


What it takes to develop, plan, and manage a successful construction project

The new, updated and expanded edition of this bestselling text addresses the basics of how we design, develop, and construct our buildings and our communities. Written in a straightforward and highly readable style, Construction Project Management provides the reader with crucial background information often overlooked in other texts:

  • The roles of the major players owners and designers, general and specialty contractors;
  • Why contractors should avoid some jobs, and how to get the right ones;
  • What bidding is, and why the low bid is not always the best bid;
  • Why different types of construction contracts carry different levels of risk;
  • Why cost estimates and schedules are keys to project success;
  • How a contractor brings in a job on time and on budget;

And much more:

  • Alternative project delivery and BIM;
  • Change orders and getting paid;
  • MasterFormat;
  • ConsensusDocs and AIA Documents;
  • An expanded and updated introduction to Green Construction
Product Details
ISBN: 9780982703434
ISBN-10: 0982703430
Publisher: Kirshner Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 2018
Pages: 482
Language: English