Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition

by: Sidney M. Levy


Abstract: Up-to-date, proven construction project management techniques. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest technologies and standards, this practical resource provides all of the information necessary to efficiently execute every phase of any construction job. The book features complete details on estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and assurance, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget. Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition, covers new OSHA regulations and new contract formats that emphasize collaboration and teamwork. BIM and green buildings, topics of importance to all of today's project managers, are explained. Coverage includes: • Introduction to the construction industry • General conditions of the construction contract • ConsensusDOCS integrated project delivery contracts • Lean construction • Bonds and insurance • Organizing the project team • Estimating and buying out the job • Change orders • Quality control and quality assurance • Project documentation • Claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation • Design-build • Sustainability and green buildings • Building information modeling • Interoperability
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Title: Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2018 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259859700

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Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 40 years of experience. He has taught and lectured at the University of Hartford, the Pratt Institute, the New York Institute of Technology, and the Korea Institute of Construction Technology. He is the author of numerous books, including Construction Databook, Design-Build Project Delivery, and Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual.

Description: Up-to-date, proven construction project management techniques. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest technologies and standards, this practical resource provides all of the information necessary to efficiently execute every phase of any construction job. The book features complete details on estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and assurance, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget. Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition, covers new OSHA regulations and new contract formats that emphasize collaboration and teamwork. BIM and green buildings, topics of importance to all of today's project managers, are explained. Coverage includes: • Introduction to the construction industry • General conditions of the construction contract • ConsensusDOCS integrated project delivery contracts • Lean construction • Bonds and insurance • Organizing the project team • Estimating and buying out the job • Change orders • Quality control and quality assurance • Project documentation • Claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation • Design-build • Sustainability and green buildings • Building information modeling • Interoperability