Project Management

ISBN-10: 0136044867
ISBN-13: 9780136044864
Edition: 2nd 2008
List price: $130.67
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Book details

List price: $130.67
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/16/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 366
Size: 10.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

44101-08 Introduction to Project Management (2.5 Hours) Introduces the role and responsibilities of project management, including technical and management skills and an overview of the phases in a construction project
Describes alternate project delivery methods
44102-08 Safety (15 Hours) Stresses the importance of job site safety and identifies the project managerrsquo;s duties and responsibilities regarding safety
Covers loss prevention and creating a zero-accident work environment
Presents several checklists as references
New! 44103-08 Interpersonal Skills (12.5 Hours) Discusses the values and expectations of the workforce, building relationships, and satisfying stakeholders
Describes the principles of effective communication, applying the management grid, and using relationship skills to create a leadership environment
Also discusses behavioral interviewing and professional development of personnel
New! 44104-08 Issues and Resolutions (15 Hours)
Describes the key elements of successful negotiations and negotiating techniques
Discusses how to recognize nonverbal signals, use negotiating tools, and apply conflict resolution strategies
Identifies symptoms and barriers to solving project-related problems and applying problem-solving techniques, brainstorming, and identifying root cause consequences
44105-08 Construction Documents (10 Hours) Emphasizes the importance of documentation and explains the types of documents, drawings, and specifications used on a project
Explains methods of obtaining work in the industry and types of contracts and insurance requirements
Describes the change order process and the documents required to close out a project
44106-08 Construction Planning (10 Hours) Discusses the importance of formal job planning and creating a performance-based work environment
Discusses the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as the foundation that identifies deliverables, tasks, and time
Introduces the basics of quality control and defines the roles and responsibilities of an effective team and how to allocate resources
44107-08 Estimating and Cost Control (15 Hours) Emphasizes the importance of accurate estimating and summarizes the estimating process and the steps in developing an estimate
Defines the purpose of a cost control methodology, explains how to perform simple cost analysis, and covers the project managerrsquo;s role in controlling cost and tracking rework cost
44108-08 Scheduling (15 Hours) Provides instruction in the basics of scheduling from simple to-do lists through bar charts, network diagrams, and methods of managing resources
Discusses the importance of formal schedules, job planning, and establishing priorities
Describes alternative scheduling methods
44109-08 Resource Control (10 Hours) Identifies the resources that must be controlled, the major factors which affect production control, and production control standards
Explains the project managerrsquo;s role in the process and how to distinguish between production and productivity
Explains how to evaluate and improve production control and productivity
44110-08 Quality Control (5 Hours) Defines quality control and quality assurance, and stresses managementrsquo;s concerns about quality
Explains project quality management and how to develop

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