Project Management &Leadership Skills for Engineering & Construction Projects  book cover
1st Edition

Project Management &Leadership Skills for Engineering & Construction Projects

ISBN 9780824709990
Published May 15, 2003 by River Publishers
240 Pages

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Book Description

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

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