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Project Planning and Construction Management

By Ajay Goyal, Sunita Bansal

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Specifications of Project Planning and Construction Management

Book Details

  • 978-93-83644-03-2
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  • 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Paper Back
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  • Syllabus - Project Planning and Construction Management


    Unit 1.

    FINANCIAL EVALUATION OF PROJECTS AND PROJECT PLANNING: Capital investment proposals, criterions to judge the worth whileness of capital projects viz. net present value, benefit cost ratio, internal rate of return, Risk cost management, main causes of project failure.

    Categories of construction projects, objectives, project development process, Functions of project management, Project management organization and staffing, Stages and steps involved in project planning, Plan development process, objectives of construction project management.

    Unit 2.

    PROJECT SCHEDULING: Importance of project scheduling, project work breakdown process – determining activities involved, work breakdown structure, assessing activity duration, duration estimate procedure, Project work scheduling, Project management techniques – CPM and PERT networks analysis, concept of precedence network analysis.

    Unit 3.

    PROJECT COST AND TIME CONTROL: Monitoring the time progress and cost controlling measures in a construction project, Time cost trade-off process: direct and indirect project costs, cost slope, Process of crashing of activities, determination of the optimum duration of a project, updating of project networks, resources allocation.

    Unit 4.

    CONTRACT MANAGEMENT: Elements of tender operation, Types of tenders and contracts, Contract document, Legal aspects of contracts, Contract negotiation & award of work, breach of contract, determination of a contract, arbitration.

    Unit 5.

    SAFETY AND OTHER ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: Causes and prevention of accidents at construction sites, Safety measures to be followed in various construction works like excavation, demolition of structures, explosive handling, hot bitumen work. Project Management Information System – Concept, frame work, benefits of computerized information system. Environmental and social aspects of various types of construction projects.

Reviews of Project Planning and Construction Management

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Geeta Meena

15 Feb 2016

Good Quality

This is a concise and entirely practical guide for learning construction management. It gives you in-depth knowledge of project management lifecycle and iterative nature of construction management.

Amit Mehra

12 Feb 2016

Good Book

one of the finest book for construction project planning. I have gained a new perspective for time, resource and control planning system.

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