Construction Project Management

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9780130922809: Construction Project Management

For courses in Construction Management.

This first edition text provides readers with a complete overview of the construction industry. While looking at recent innovations in technology and process, it explores the people that are part of the industry and how they work together, as well as the issues that bind them together and keep them apart. It includes information about construction law, contract and deliver types, and issues of dispute.

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"While reading Construction Project Management, I recalled the days early in my career as an architect/engineer. The description of weekly meetings and topics covered, estimates put together first by the architect on a square foot basis and the more detailed estimates of the general and subcontractors, and checking and coordination of shop drawings all rang true to my memory of how things actually happened on the job." ― William W. Campbell, Montgomery College (retired)

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Professor Gould is the Ahlborg Professor of Construction Management at Roger Williams University where he serves as the director of the Construction Management Program.  He has over 20 years of teaching experience at the university level.  His expertise lies in the field of Construction Project Management, Estimating, Scheduling and Project Control.  He has authored two textbooks in these fields.   

 

In addition to his teaching, he actively consults in the field having worked with a wide range of public and private clients including the U.S. Air Force, Sears Roebuck, and NASA.  He has developed and taught numerous seminar and short courses in both public and in-house settings.  He has served as a seminar instructor for R.S. Means for over 15 years. 

 

He has served as the director for the Northeast region of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) an organization established for the purpose of supporting and disseminating construction knowledge.  He is also active in the American Council of Construction Education. (ACCE) where he has serves on the board of directors and as chair of the Guidance committee.  ACCE is the organization that accredits Construction Management Programs.  

 

Ms. Joyce has over 30 years experience in the design and construction industry with a concentration on academic and cultural environments.  She has served in the past in project management roles, focusing on teams, processes and strategic planning.   In the past five years, she has overseen the development of over $500 Million in higher education and museum programs, designs and construction.  She is presently working as a construction consultant on a large museum project in Canada.

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