ISBN-10:
0470609990
ISBN-13:
9780470609996
Pub. Date:
05/17/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management / Edition 2

Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management / Edition 2

by Barbara J. Jackson
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ISBN-13: 9780470609996
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/17/2010
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 129,096
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Barbara J. Jackson is Director of the California Center for Construction Education and a Professor of Construction Management at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She holds a BS in Housing and Design, an MS in Construction Management, and a PhD in Education and Human Resources. With over 20 years of experience as a licensed contractor and design-builder, she is a nationally recognized speaker and consultant on alternative project delivery.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1 The Construction Industry.

Chapter 2 What Is Construction Management?

Chapter 3 How We Get the Work.

Chapter 4 The Construction Contract.

Chapter 5 Project Stages.

Chapter 6 Estimating Project Costs.

Chapter 7 Contract Administration.

Chapter 8 Construction Operations and Job Site Management.

Chapter 9 Project Planning and Scheduling.

Chapter 10 Monitoring Project Performance.

Chapter 11 Managing Quality and Safety.

Chapter 12 Managing Project Risks.

Chapter 13 Building Information Modeling.

Appendix A Common Acronyms Used in Construction.

Appendix B Answers to Review Questions.

Glossary.

Index.

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