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Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781259859700

If you're looking to smash through all the obstacles to meeting your project deadlines on time and on budget, you've come to the right place.

In the new Seventh Edition of this best-selling guide, veteran industry expert Sidney Levy expertly shows you how to

  • Minimize the risk of delivery delays and quality defects.
  • Avoid "hidden" contract issues, especially with today's new integrated project delivery contracts!
  • Optimize every aspect of team performance ... from safety and security, to communications and schedule coordination.
  • Effectively deal with issues arising from new technologies such as BIM and new concepts such as lean construction and interoperability.

The book features complete details on estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and assurance, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget. Project Management in Construction, Seventh Edition, covers new OSHA regulations and new contract formats that emphasize collaboration and teamwork.

No matter what kind of project you're dealing with, Project Management in Construction will get you through all hurdles you face along the way.  It covers BIM and green buildings, lean construction, bonds and insurance, organizing the project team, change orders, quality control and quality assurance, project documentation, claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation, and much more.

About the Author

Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 40 years of experience. He has taught and lectured at the University of Hartford, the Pratt Institute, the New York Institute of Technology, and the Korea Institute of Construction Technology. He is the author of numerous books, including Construction Databook, Second Edition; Design-Build Project Delivery, and Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual.