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Construction Management JumpStart Second Edition by Barbara J. Jackson.

"The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management".

You may currently be working in construction on the building side as a crafts person or laborer andwant to know how you can move over to the management side.

Or you may be a construction management student wanting a glimpse into the day-to-day challenges faced by the construction professional.

of course, there are those of you who are already working in construction management but For those of you who have little or no experience with construction, I venture to guess that someday you will, and when you do, your knowledge and understanding of construction management will become quite valuable.

As for those of you who already have experience in construction, The Author have tried to write a comprehensive overview of the construction management process from the constructor’s perspective.

Download Construction Management JumpStart Second Edition by Barbara J. Jackson pdf

This second edition of a bestselling introduction to construction management walks you through each stage of the construction management process.

Written from the constructor's perspective, this book will familiarize you with all the construction management fundamentals and how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is impacting the construction management profession.

This Construction Management JumpStart book will assist you in communicating to clients, colleagues, and the public at large the signicant role that the construction manager plays in the overall success of a construction project.

Launch your career in construction management with this one-of-a-kind book.The tried-and-true project management principles presented in this book will help ensure you a successful start to your career.

What This Book Covers:
This Construction Management JumpStart book walks you through the construction management process - explaining how you take a project from a set of two-dimensional drawings to a threedimensional wood, steel, or concrete building, bridge, or highway.

Chapter 1 This chapter introduces you to the construction industry and the opportunities that it oers.

Chapters 2–5 These chapters explain in greater detail what construction management is and how construction work is obtained in the rst place. You will also learn about the construction contract
and about each of the stages leading from design to post- construction.

Chapter 6 Figuring out what a project is going to cost is one of the rst steps to getting a construction contract. 

Chapter 7 In this chapter, you will learn all about the conditions of the contract and what it takes to manage them.

Chapter 8 Once the contract is signed and everything is a go regarding the project, you are ready to start construction. 

Chapter 9 This chapter stresses the importance of good project planning and identies the various tools used to schedule all of the activities associated with moving the project from startup to completion.

Chapter 10 The only way to know whether your project has met its goals for cost, time, and quality is to monitor and track individual components of performance. 

Chapter 11 In this chapter, you will learn the importance of quality control and safety management throughout the construction process.

Chapter 12 Bottom line: Construction management is all about managing risk.

Chapter 13 This nal chapter introduces you to building information modeling (BIM) and how it is being utilized by contractors today. Building information modeling takes 3D modeling to a whole new
level.

At the beginning of each chapter of Construction Management JumpStart, you’ll nd a list of the topics that I cover within the chapter. 

Provides review questions at the end of each chapter to help enforce understanding, you can test your knowledge of the chapter’s relevant topics by answering the review questions. You’ll nd the answers to the review questions in Appendix B.

Construction Management JumpStart 2nd Edition by Barbara J. Jackson.

Book Details:

Publisher: Sybex
Puplication Date: May 17, 2010
Edition: 2nd
Author:  Barbara J. Jackson 
Language: English
Pages: 411
Size: 7.40 MB
Format: PDF


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