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Launch your career in construction management with this one-of-a-kind bookThe construction management industry is expected to increase employment by 16 percent over the next decade. This second edition of a bestselling introduction to construction management walks you through each stage of the construction management process.Written from the constructor's perspective, this book will familiarize you with all the construction management fundamentals and how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is impacting the construction management profession.Covers interoperability of technology advances in the construction industryExplains how BIM is challenging the traditional approach to project delivery and how this affects the constructor's roleElaborates each stage of the design and construction process and the tasks associated with each of themShows step-by-step how to estimate project costs, administer contracts, manage job site and construction operations, plan and schedule a project, monitor project performance, manage project quality and safety, and assess project risksProvides review questions at the end of each chapter to help enforce understandingThe tried-and-true project management principles presented in this book will help ensure you a successful start to your career.
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Barbara Jackson (born December 25, 1961) is an American attorney and jurist who was elected in 2010 to an eight-year term on the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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