Project Management &Leadership Skills for Engineering & Construction Projects: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Project Management &Leadership Skills for Engineering & Construction Projects

1st Edition

By Barry Benator, Albert Thumann

Fairmont Press

230 pages

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Hardback: 9780824709990
pub: 2003-05-15
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Project management is the key to any engineering and construction project's success. Now you can learn from the experts real-world tested strategies you can use to lead your projects to on-time, within budget, high quality success stories. Specifics of scheduling, cost estimating and leadership skills are fully detailed. The authors will show you how to organize your project from the very beginning to achieve success. You'll also learn to use win-win negotiation skills during each stage of your project. Real world examples will facilitate your understanding of how to apply every aspect of the material presented in the text. Loaded with forms, checklists and case studies, this invaluable reference is a must for everyone involved with engineering and construction projects.

Table of Contents

Overview of Project Management

Staffing the Project

Fundamentals of Scheduling

Computer Tools for Project Management

Technical, Schedule, Financial Management

Cost Estimating

Leadership Fundamentals

Effective Communications

Economic Decision Making

Contract Planning Essentials

Commissioning Construction Projects

Case Study: Microbial Abatement of a Moldy Hotel

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General