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Project estimating and cost management

Author: Parviz F Rad
Publisher: Vienna, Va. : Management Concepts, ©2002.
Series: Project management essential library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Project Estimating and Cost Management will provide you with a disciplined approach to estimating project needs and costs that will enable you to control your projects in the most effective way  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Parviz F Rad
ISBN: 1567261442 9781567261448
OCLC Number: 47831560
Description: xiii, 121 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Preface xi --
Acknowledgments xiii --
CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1 --
Project Scope and Objectives 2 --
Organizational Objectives 5 --
Project Selection 6 --
CHAPTER 2 Deliverable-Oriented Work --
Breakdown Structure 11 --
Work Breakdown Structure 12 --
WBS Development Steps 13 --
The Division Bases 13 --
Case Example: WBS for an Industrial Complex 15 --
Comparison of the Different Bases 16 --
Process-Oriented Projects 17 --
Organizational Priorities 19 --
Semantics 21 --
Changing the Paradigm 22 --
CHAPTER 3 Resource Breakdown Structure 27 --
Nomenclature, Dimensions, and Units 28 --
Resource Breakdown Structure 29 --
RBS Development 31 --
The Primary Division Basis 32 --
Lower-Level Division Bases with a Concentration --
on Human Resources 34 --
Estimating the Costs 36 --
Detailed Exam ple 38 --
CHAPTER 4 Estimating Models 43 --
Accuracy 47 --
Parametric Estimating 50 --
Modular Estimating 50 --
Param etric M odel 51 --
Analogous Estimating 53 --
Ratio Estim ating 54 --
The Three-Quarters Rule 55 --
The Square Root Rule 59 --
The Two-Thirds Rule 61 --
Range Estim ating 62 --
Expert Judgm ent 64 --
Norm alization 64 --
CHAPTER 5 Progress Monitoring 67 --
Developing a Monitoring Plan 70 --
Elements of Monitoring 73 --
Earned Value 75 --
Productivity 78 --
CHAPTER 6 Cost Management 81 --
Causes of Change 85 --
Feed-Forward Technique 87 --
Impact of Schedule on Cost 88 --
Lifecycle Costs 94 --
Impact of Project Risk 95 --
CHAPTER 7 External Projects 99 --
Specifications 100 --
Contracts 102 --
Response to Specifications 106 --
Bidding 108 --
Project Costs 110 --
D irect C osts 110 --
Indirect Costs 110 --
O verhead 111 --
Allowance 111 --
Contingency 112 --
Project Audit 112 --
Bibliography 115.
Series Title: Project management essential library.
Responsibility: Parviz F. Rad.
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