Construction Project Management: Planning, Scheduling And Controlling, published in 2010, is in its second edition. Construction Project Management’s goal is to make sure that a project is completed as per the client's requirement. Perhaps the most important function of a construction management project is planning, as this ensures that the final outcome is fully functional and economical. The objective of a project is to ensure that waste is minimized, time is saved, costs are lowered, bottlenecks are prevented, resources are properly allocated, and every function works efficiently and effectively. This book comprehensively covers the important concepts, and provides real-life examples to help readers understand each topic thoroughly. Construction Project Management: Planning, Scheduling And Controlling has eighteen chapters, all of which have been revised and updated. They are segregated under five divisions, the first one being Introducing Construction Project Management, which gives a complete overview of the guide. The second one, Developing a Project Construction Time Schedule, explains the importance of sequencing activities by using network analysis techniques. This is followed by Developing Project Resources Plans, which focuses on materials, manpower, and equipment. Methodologies are covered in Planning and Budgeting Construction Costs, and the last part is Controlling Project Construction Plan. A few chapter names are Precedence Network Analysis, and Contractor’s Construction Budget. Construction Project Management: Planning, Scheduling And Controlling is a book that covers the subject matter in full scope and detail, along with examples, data, questions, and exhibits. It will help readers plan and execute projects without wastage of time or resources. This book is paired with a CD, CPMT Plus, which contains eighteen lesson plans, along with exercises and illustrations, to help readers develop their practical skills and knowledge.

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Author(s)Chitkara and K K
PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearJanuary 2010