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A Cost Based Approach to Project Management: Planning and Controlling Construction Project Costs (Hardcover)

A Cost Based Approach to Project Management: Planning and Controlling Construction Project Costs By Mehmet Nihat Hanioglu Cover Image
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A Cost Based Approach to Project Management: Planning and Controlling Construction Project Costs introduces early-career architects, construction managers, civil engineers, and facility managers to the essentials of delivering projects on-time and at cost. Drawing on the author's decades of experience managing marquee building and infrastructure projects around the world, this primer offers busy professionals a crash course in budgeting, cost estimating, scheduling, and cost control. Chapters break down the details of cost elements, structuring project costs, and integrating budget with schedule, providing novice project managers with the key skills to plan and execute construction projects with confidence and precision.

Features:

Illustrates the principles of project management and the essentials of cost planning and control with easy-to-understand examples from the construction industry

Includes step-by-step details of project planning, cost estimating, and management processes

Offers clear, cost-based methods for defining scope, preparing bids, and planning for contingencies, as well as monitoring progress and determining when to take remedial action

Contains a user-friendly guide to project management acronyms and terminology

Provides sample construction schedules, budgets, and progress report forms

An ideal resource for self-study, on-the-job training, or courses in construction, architecture, or civil engineering project management, A Cost Based Approach to Project Management makes a worthy addition to the aspiring project manager's reference shelf.

About the Author


Mehmet Nihat Hanioğlu is a civil engineer whose four-decade career portfolio includes heavy civil construction, residential development, mixed-use hospitality design/build projects, and claims and project management consulting. He has overseen major challenging development projects around the world, including the Hyatt Regency Bishkek, the Wynn Hotel and Resort Macau, and the High Point Terminal in Riyadh. As an instructor, he has shared his expertise with emerging project managers at City University of New York - Lehman College, Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, and California State University at Sacramento.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781032001005
ISBN-10: 1032001003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 19th, 2022
Pages: 194
Language: English