This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction and overview 1.1 Setting the scene 1.2 Construction overview 1.3 Influential reports 1.4 Recommendations from professional bodies 1.5 Learning from case studies 1.6 Learning from project failures 1.7 Relevant Observation 1.8 Conclusions 1.9 Questions 1.10 References/further reading Chapter 2 Reports and recommendations 2.1 Introduction 2.2 The Latham Report "Constructing the Team" (1994) 2.3 Levene Efficiency Scrutiny (1995) 2.4 Construction Procurement Guidance, HM Treasury (1996) 2.5 Construction Industry Board (CIB) Working Groups (1996/97) 2.6 The Egan Report "Rethinking Construction" (1998) 2.7 "Modernising Construction", National Audit Office, (2001) 2.8 The Second Egan Report "Accelerating Change" (2002) 2.9 Achieving Excellence in Construction Procurement Guides, Office of Government Commerce (2003) 2.10 "Improving public services through better construction", National Audit Office (2005) 2.11 Reflections 2.12 Questions 2.13 References/further reading Chapter 3 Selecting the consultants and contractors 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Selecting consultants 3.3 Selecting contractors by value 3.4 CIRIA Guide Selecting contractors by value 3.5 Two-stage tendering 3.6 FIDIC tendering procedures 3.7 Conclusions 3.8 Questions 3.9 References/further reading Chapter 4 Pre-contract cost management 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Cost estimating on engineering, manufacturing and process industries 4.3 Cost estimating on civil engineering projects 4.4 Cost estimating on building projects 4.5 General comments 4.6 Action after receipt of tenders 4.7 Conclusions 4.8 Questions 4.9 References/further reading Chapter 5 Cost management on PFI projects 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Structure of BOT projects 5.3 Case Study: Nottingham Express Transit (NET) light rail 5.4 Factors leading to success on BOT projects 5.5 Risks and securities 5.6 Case Study: Sydney SuperDome, Australia 5.7 The Private Finance Initiative 5.8 The role of the cost consultant in PFI/PPP projects 5.9 Case Study: Stoke on Trent Schools, U.K. 5.10 Conclusions 5.11 Questions 5.12 References/ further reading Chapter 6 Contractor's Estimating and Tendering 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Stage 1 Decision to tender 6.3 Stage 2 Determining the basis of the tender 6.4 Stage 3 Preparation of cost estimate 6.5 Stage 4 Commercial Appreciation 6.6 Stage 5 Conversion of Estimate to Tender 6.7 Stage 6 Submission of tender 6.8 Questions 6.9 References/further reading Chapter 7 Value Management 7.1 Introduction 7.2 What is value management? 7.3 Value planning (VP): 7.4 Metropolis United's new football stadium 7.5 Value engineering (VE) 7.6 Value reviewing (VR) 7.7 Case studies 7.8 Conclusions 7.9 Questions 7.10 Bibliography/ further reading Chapter 8 Risk Management 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Risk identification 8.3 Risk analysis techniques 8.4 Risk register 8.5 Risk response 8.6 Strategic risk management 8.7 Case studies 8.8 Conclusions 8.9 Questions 8.10 References/further reading Chapter 9 Whole life costing 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Understanding the relevance of WLC 9.3 The basic steps in WLC 9.4 Money, Time and Investment 9.5 Calculations 9.6 Problems with assessing whole life costs 9.7 Whole life value 9.8 Conclusions 9.9 Questions 9.10 References/ further reading Chapter 10 Organisational methods (Part 1) 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Traditional method 10.3 Design & Build 10.4 Turnkey 10.5 Joint ventures 10.6 Consortium 10.7 Partnering 10.8 Questions 10.9 Bibliography/further reading: Chapter 11 Organisational methods (Part 2)<br/. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
On time and in budget.
As a construction project manager, achieving this while maintaining quality is the most valuable package you can offer your clients. Of course, its value derives largely from it's difficulty ? if it were easy to complete jobs entirely to plan then it would happen rather more often.
Using a combination of worked examples and case studies, this book examines how projects go over-cost, what lessons can be learned from past examples and what approaches have successfully been employed. Example case studies include:
If you're studying Surveying or Construction Management, or starting out as a Construction Cost Manager and need to plan or assess construction projects then this is the book for you.
Über den Autor:
Keith Potts is Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a RICS external examiner in Quantity Surveying, and Award Leader of the RICS-accredited MSc in Construction Project Management.
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