Projects have been in existence for thousands of years, dating back as far as Egyptian
civilization and the construction of the pyramids. It is only recently that project
management practices have evolved to the status of a discipline with proper methodology,
tools, and techniques. Today, the need for efficient and effective management
of projects within the organization comes about as a result of the increased
competition in the marketplace.
It was just a few decades ago, in the 1950s, that modern project management was first seen as an
individual subject within the area of economic sciences. Centuries back, so-called “projects” were finished
successfully, e.g. the building of the aqueducts in Roman times or the construction of the Great Wall in
China, but these projects were managed more on an ad-hoc basis mostly using informal techniques and
Ebook Construction financial management will have a very good understanding on income statement, balance sheet, NPV (net present value), IRR (internal rate of return), and so on. They will be able to analyze the financial statements of a company and perform the financial analysis of a project proposal. Other related topics such as break-even analysis, S-Curve and working capital financing of a project are also discussed in this book.
Good project management in construction must vigorously pursue the efficient utilization of labor material and equipment. Improvement of labor productivity should be a major and continual concern of those who are responsible for cost control of construted facilities...
The management of construction projects requires knowledge of modern management as well as an understanding of the design and construction process. Construction projects have a specific set of objectives and constraints such as a required time frame for completion. While the relevant technology, institutional arrangements or processes will differ, the management of such projects has much in common with the management of similar types of projects in other specialty or technology domains such as aerospace, pharmaceutical and energy developments.
Architecture is an arts and science of organizing your space, design documentation architectural works. Architect with architectural expertise, in addition to the design work can participate in many of the areas of design management, such as urban planning, urban design, landscape design, urban management, project management and supervision, interior design, graphic design or industrial design.
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The main contents of the chapter consist of the following: Developing the project network, from work package to network, constructing a project network, activity-on-node (AON) fundamentals, network computation process, using the forward and backward pass information, level of detail for activities,...
Chapter 6 - Developing a project plan. The main contents of the chapter consist of the following: Developing the project network, from work package to network, constructing a project network, activity-on-node (AON) fundamentals, network computation process, using the forward and backward pass information, level of detail for activities,...