2nd Edition

Project Management for Building Designers and Owners, Second Edition

ISBN 9780849312656
Published July 29, 1998 by CRC Press
256 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

Project Management for Building Designers and Owners presents the concepts, tools, and ideas to help design firms and owner/client project managers to better communicate and perform their jobs.
Topics include:

  • Streamlining the complexity and costs of current building design and construction
  • Integrating the often-fragmented nature of the team in designing and constructing buildings
  • Assessing the reengineering trend of reducing in-house facilities and staff in planning, coordinating, and managing a project
  • Outsourcing responsibilities to traditional engineering, architectural, and facilities firms as well as program and project management firms
  • Comparing traditional design firms and specialty firms - in terms of finding and keeping capable staffs, project scope management, fee and time pressures, and a myriad of other issues
  • Communicating effectively within this highly fragmented, specialized, and complex arena
    This edition comprehensively outlines the fundamental means to effectively manage and control a project's scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Table of Contents

    List of Exhibits
    List of Tables
    Organizing for Project Management
    The Need for Project Management
    Project Delivery Organization
    The Project Manager
    Who Is a Project Manager?
    What Does a Project Manager Do?
    Caring for Your Project Managers
    Training Project Managers
    Planning the Project
    The Firm's Profit Plan
    Owner/Client Concerns
    Scope Determination
    The Project Budget
    Project Scheduling
    Managing the Project
    Project Status Reporting
    Team/Client Management
    Contract Management
    Project Cost Control
    Quality Management
    Using the Computer
    Non-Computerized Production Techniques
    Time Management
    Project Closeout
    Project Delivery Methods
    Value Engineering
    ISO 9000
    Selected Use of Computer Software

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