Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction
The key to successful project control is the fusing of cost to schedule whereby the management of one helps to manage the other. Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction explores the reasons behind and the methodologies for proper planning, monitoring, and controlling both project costs and schedule. Filling a current void the topic of project control applied to the construction industry, it is essential reading for students and professionals alike.
- Brand: Brand: RSMeans
- ASIN: 1118139232
Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget , Fifth Edition
All you need to execute a project perfectly A new edition of the classic project management book is here, revised and updated with even more guidelines and real-world examples. This expanded fifth edition provides an applications-oriented understanding of the issues you must confront and important tips for passing the Project Management Professional exam. The standard guidebook in the Project Management field for over 20 years Project Planning Scheduling and Control now offers more strategies for dealing effectively with team members, clients, senior managers and other key stakeholders and is the perfect prescription for project success. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Full-spectrum Project Management and how to manage a virtual project team Managing and facilitating project meetings Techniques for dealing with contractors Guidelines for setting up a project office
- ASIN: 0071746528
Project Scheduling and Cost Control: Planning, Monitoring and Controlling the Baseline
Schedule and cost control are the key elements of successful project management. Yet, over 80% of all projects start with underestimated schedules and costs and are doomed to exceed projections before they begin. This clear and concise book demonstrates how to establish realistic estimates for successful project completion. It illustrates how to control a project's schedule and costs, but more importantly, it shows the reader how to develop the project's plans and processes so that controlling the schedule and costs are achievable goals.
- Brand: J. Ross Publishing
- ASIN: 1932159118
Integrated Cost and Schedule Control in Project Management
The Practical, Precise, and Proven Approach to Integrated Cost and Schedule Control! This trusted project management resource, now in its second edition, includes expanded coverage of how integrated cost and schedule control works within the federal government. With the renewed emphasis on transparency in government, the processes detailed in this book are particularly relevant. Building on the solid foundation of the first edition, this updated second edition includes new material on: • Project planning in the federal government • Integrated baseline reviews • Federal requirements for an ANSI/EIA-748 compliant earned value management system • Federal requirements for performance reports Integrated Cost and Schedule Control in Project Management, Second Edition, continues to offer a practical approach that is accessible to project managers at all levels. The step-by-step presentation, numerous case studies, and instructive examples give practitioners relevant material they can put to use immediately.
- ASIN: 1567262961
Construction Project Scheduling and Control
Bad scheduling can doom a construction project from the start Construction Project Scheduling and Control provides a comprehensive examination of the analytical methods used to devise a reasonable, efficient, and successful schedule for construction projects of all sizes. This updated third edition contains new information on building image modeling (BIM) and its relationship to project scheduling and control, as well as thorough coverage of the latest developments in the field. Written by a career construction professional, this informative text introduces students to new concepts in CPM scheduling, including the author's own Dynamic Minimum Lag technique. The expanded glossary and acronym list facilitate complete understanding, and the numerous solved and unsolved problems help students test their knowledge and apply critical thinking to issues in construction scheduling. A complete instructor's manual provides solutions to all problems in the book, test questions for each chapter, and additional exam questions for more comprehensive testing. The entire success of a construction process hinges on an efficient, well-thought out schedule, which is strictly defined while allowing for inevitable delays and changes. This book helps students learn the processes, tools, and techniques...
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 1118846001
Practical Project Control Manager Handbook: From Back-Office Manager to Trusted Project Strategist
“In this book, you are taken through a pragmatic practitioner’s journey of how to establish and run Project Control to give reliable management information enabling timely management intervention. The Project Control Manager Handbook is both informative and easy to read. It would sit comfortably in any Project Delivery professional’s bookcase.” – Jonathan Crone, Director of the Programme Management Office, High Speed 2 Ltd.Project Control Managers when they exist in Projects are still too often focused on data-crunching and reporting. They do not deliver the potential immense value they could provide in terms of analysis, forecasting and strategic support.The ambition of this must-have handbook is to change this situation. It may well be the first ever Project Control Manager Handbook published. It originated in the trenches of actual Project execution: it is not a heavy and detailed bible, but rather a practical reference for Project practitioners to understand the principles and traps of of Project Control Management over the entire lifecycle of Large or Complex Projects.In addition, the handbook details best practice roadmaps for Project start-up, monitoring and close-out. This handbook complements our trilogy of Advanced Handbooks on Project Control functions (Cost ...
- ASIN: B01BJUCLFQ
Project MK-Ultra and Mind Control Technology: A Compilation of Patents and Reports
People around the world claim to be victims of mind control technology. Medical professionals are quick to marginalize these targeted individuals and diagnose them with mental illness. Unfortunately, most people are oblivious to the historical precedent for the practice of mind control and the patented technology that exists in the field. This book includes a compilation of the governmentâ€™s documentation on MK-Ultra, the CIAâ€™s mind control experimentation on unwitting human subjects; all documentation on this program was ordered destroyed by CIA Director Richard Helms in 1973, but a cache of records survived and were made public through a Freedom of Information Act request in 1977. It also contains over 150 patents pertaining to a wide variety of subjects: artificial telepathy (voice-to-skull technology), behavior modification through radio frequencies, directed energy weapons, electronic monitoring, implantable nanotechnology, brain wave manipulation, nervous system manipulation, neuroweapons, psychological warfare, satellite terrorism, subliminal messaging, and more. A must-have reference guide for targeted individuals and anyone interested in the subject of mind control technology.The experiments and technology described herein reveal the governmentâ€™s acti...
- ASIN: 1939149770
Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards
Project Management, Planning and Control, Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards, Seventh Editions an established and widely recommended project management handbook. Building on its clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, this seventh edition includes new advice on information management, including big data, communication, dispute resolution, project governance, and BIM. Ideal for those studying for Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications, the book is aligned with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association of Project Management (APM), and includes questions and answers to help users test their understanding. Includes new sections on data collection and use, including big dataContains major updates to sections on governance, adjudication, BIM, and agile project managementFocused on the needs and challenges of project managers in engineering, manufacturing and construction, and closely aligned to the content of the APM and PMI ‘bodies of knowledge’Provides project management questions and answers compiled by a former APM exam assessor
- Brand: Elsevier Science Technology
- ASIN: 0081020201
Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 or 2019 & PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition
This book is principally a Microsoft Project book aimed at Project Management Professionals who understand the PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition processes and wish to learn how to use Microsoft Office Project 2013, 2016 or 2019 to plan and control their projects in a PMBOK Guide environment and discover how to gain the most from the software.The book is designed for users Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 or 2019 to upgrade their skills and for new planners to learn the software. It starts with the basics required to create a schedule, through resource planning and on to more advanced features. There is also a new chapter which introduces the Microsoft Project Server functions.A Microsoft Project user guide and training manual written for Project Management Professionals following the PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition who wish to learn how to schedule projects in a single project environment with or without Resources with Microsoft Project. The book is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and is suitable as a training course handout, for learning the software or as a reference book. The book contains workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter for the reader to practice the skills taught in the chapter.Primarily a Microsoft Project book, it has been written for people learning to use M...
- ASIN: 1925185672
Integrated Project Management Sourcebook: A Technical Guide to Project Scheduling, Risk and Control
This handbook is a unique, comprehensive resource for professional project managers and students in project management courses that focuses on the integration between baseline scheduling, schedule risk analysis and project control, also known as Dynamic Scheduling or Integrated Project Management and Control. It contains a set of more than 70 articles. Each individual article focuses on one particular topic and features links to other articles in this book, where appropriate. Almost all articles are accompanied with a set of questions, the answers to which are provided at the end of the book. This book is accompanied by and is based on the Project Management Knowledge Center (www.pmknowledgecenter.com), an online learning platform for Integrated Project Management.
- ASIN: 3319273728
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