Management of Construction Projects

Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Organisation of the Construction Process
  • Overview of the size of the companies included in the case studies
  • Approach to the management of projects included in the case studies
  • Organisation principles applied to construction firms
  • Functional relationships and line management
  • Roles and responsibilities of site management personnel
  • Background experience and qualifications for
  • construction personnel
  • The project manager
  • The site manager
  • The planning engineer
  • The project surveyor
  • The procurement manager
  • The site engineer
  • The clerk of works
  • Developing Construction Teams
  • Team building
  • Matrix organisation in practice
  • Project Planning – Linked Bar Charts and Procurement Programmes
  • Overview of programming techniques
  • Procedure when using a linked bar chart programme
  • Procurement programmes
  • Procurement programme principles
  • Procurement symbols used on programmes
  • Extract from a procurement programme
  • Contracts
  • Schedule of current JCT standard contracts –
  • JCT standard building contract –
  • JCT major projects construction contract –
  • JCT design and build contract –
  • JCT management building contract –
  • JCT construction management contracts –
  • Materials Management
  • Mechanical Handling and Risk Assessment
  • Managing Construction Defects
  • Hotel and Office Project Development
  • The Merlin Project
  • The Co-operative Head Office Building
  • Chinley School Project
  • Retail Unit and Car Park
  • University Refurbishment Project
  • Managing a Small Business
  • Index