Project Management for Building Construction [electronic resource] : 35 Years of Innovation at Drees & Sommer / by Hans Sommer.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010Description: VIII, 176p. 182 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642108747Subject(s): Engineering | Architecture | Business planning | Engineering | Construction Management | Basics of Construction | Organization/PlanningAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 624 LOC classification: TH438Online resources: Click here to access online
Fundamentals of Project Execution -- The Road from Concept to Construction Order -- The Stages of Building Construction -- Tasks of Project Management -- Management Varieties.
Without professional project management, successful execution of major projects is no longer conceivable today. Very practice-oriented, and building on more than 35 years of innovation in the field of project management, this book outlines profiles of the most important market participants, the essential contents of the planning and construction process as well as the tasks of the project manager, his or her methods and tools. Particularly, the obligation of the project manager is pointed out when it comes to carrying out the process of project execution in a transparent and effective manner in order to guarantee, together with the other project participants involved, the maximum degree of usefulness, design, sustainability and profitability at specified costs and deadlines. The book addresses project managers, project developers and construction experts but also to the responsible representatives of the clients and investors who have recognized that sustainable and economical design are going to be the topics of the future in the building and property industries.