This well established undergraduate textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated to cover the latest practices in PFI/PPP, risk management, supply networks, sustainability, lean construction, KPIs, and value management.
Modern Construction Management now addresses in particular the contractor's role - often neglected in other textbooks -- and throughout it emphasis’s essential skills and core topics for career development and progression in construction.
· Total Quality Management.
· PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT(S/NVQ levels 3 to 4).
· Production Improvement Process.
· Planning techniques.
· Workforce Motivation.
· Cost Control.
· Plant Management.
· BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (NVQ levels 4 to5).
· Project Procurement.
· Estimating and Tendering.
· Competitive Bidding.
· Budgetary Control.
· Cash Flow and Interim Valuations.
· Economic Assessments.
· ADMINISTRATION AND COMPANY MANAGEMENT (NVQ level 5).
· Company Organization.
· Market Planning and Business Development.
· International Construction Logistics and Risks.
· Information Flow and Computer Systems.
· Financial Management.
· SELF LEARNING EXERCISES.
· Problems and worked solutions.
· Operational Research problems and worked solutions.
Frank Harris, BEng, MSc, PhD, DSc, CEng, MICE, FCIOB is Emeritus Professor of Construction Science at the University of Wolver Hampton
Ronald McCaffer, BSc, PhD, DSc, FREng, FICE, FCIOB, MASCE, MCMI Professor of Construction Management at Loughborough University
Francis Edum-Fotwe, BSc, MSc, PhD, MASCE is Lecturer in Construction and Project Management at Loughborough University