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Construction extension to the PMBOK guide

Author: Project Management Institute,
Publisher: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania : Project Management Institute, Inc., [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing generalized project management guidance applicable to most projects most of the time, this book includes discussion of emerging trends and developments in the construction industry that affect the application of project management to construction projects. --
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Construction extension to the PMBOK guide.
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania : Project Management Institute, Inc., [2016]
(DLC) 2016043456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Project Management Institute,
ISBN: 9781628251746 1628251743 9781523105519 1523105518 1628252049 9781628252040
OCLC Number: 959373929
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Projects in Construction; 1.2. Purpose and Audience for the Construction Extension; 1.3. Context and Structure of the Construction Extension; 1.4. Relationships with Project, Program, and Portfolio Management and Other Organizational Considerations for Construction Projects; 1.5. The Role of the Project Manager in Construction and Special Areas of Expertise; 1.5.1. The Role of the Project Manager in Construction; 1.5.2. Special Areas of Expertise; 1.6. Public Stakeholders. 1.7. Explanation for the use of and Reference to the PMBOK® Guide Processes, Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs1.8. Other Standards; 2. The Construction Project Environment; 2.1. Organizational Influences on Construction Project Management; 2.1.1. Types of Construction Projects; 2.1.2. Project Delivery Methods; 2.1.3. Organizational Structures; 2.1.4. Enterprise Environmental Factors; 2.1.4.1. Economic Factors; 2.1.4.2. Financial Factors; 2.1.4.3. Site Location Factors; 2.2. Project Stakeholders and Governance; 2.2.1. Project Stakeholders; 2.2.2. Project Governance. 2.2.3. Social Responsibility and Sustainability2.3. Project Life Cycles; 2.3.1. Front End Loading; 2.3.2. Adaptive Life Cycles; 3. Project Management in the Construction Industry: Overview and Advancements; 3.1. Project Management Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and Processes; 3.1.1. Project Integration Management; 3.1.2. Project Scope Management; 3.1.3. Project Schedule Management; 3.1.4. Project Cost Management; 3.1.5. Project Quality Management; 3.1.6. Project Resources Management; 3.1.7. Project Communications Management; 3.1.8. Project Risk Management. 3.1.9. Project Procurement Management3.1.10. Project Stakeholder Management; 3.1.11. Project Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental Management (HSSE); 3.1.12. Project Financial Management; 3.2. Advances and Societal Influences in Construction Project Management; 3.2.1. Advances; 3.2.1.1. Technology; 3.2.1.2. Building Information Modeling (BIM); 3.2.1.3. Modern Methods of Construction; 3.2.1.4. Emerging Management Techniques: Alternative Project Delivery Methods, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Lean, and Agile; 3.2.2. Societal Influences in Construction. 3.2.2.1. Sustainability and Social Responsibility3.2.2.2. Skilled Human Resources; 3.2.2.3. Global and Regional Recessions (Global Economies); 3.2.2.4. Global Markets and Future Projects; 3.2.2.5. Ethics; 4. Project Integration Management; 4.1. Project Integration Management in Construction; 4.2. Project Integration Management Initiating; 4.2.1. Project Stakeholders; 4.2.2. Enterprise Environmental Factor Considerations; 4.2.3. Project Service Provider Engagement; 4.3. Project Integration Management Planning; 4.3.1. Planning Inputs; 4.3.2. Value Engineering.
Other Titles: PMBOK guide.
Responsibility: Project Management Institute.

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Provides construction-specific guidance for the project management practitioner for each of the PMBOK (R) Guide Knowledge Areas, as well as guidance in these additional areas not found in the PMBOK  Read more...

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