Project Management for Facility Constructions

A Guide for Engineers and Architects

Authors: De Marco, Alberto

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This book describes concepts, methods and practical techniques for managing projects to develop constructed facilities in the fields of oil & gas, power, infrastructure, architecture and the commercial building industries.
It is addressed to a broad range of professionals willing to improve their management skills and designed to help newcomers to the engineering and construction industry understand how to apply project management to field practice. Also, it makes project management disciplines accessible to experts in technical areas of engineering and construction.
In education, this text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate classes in architecture, engineering and construction management, as well as for specialist and professional courses in project management.

About the authors

Alberto De Marco, MSc, PhD

Dr. Alberto De Marco is assistant professor of Project Management and Industrial Facilities at Politecnico di Torino. He also provides executive education in the area of Project Management at the University of Bozen, Università Cattolica Milan, and other institutions. He is appointed professor at the Sino-Italian campus in the Tongji University, Shanghai (China). In 2006, he was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a visiting professor for the Project Management class.

He worked as a post-doc scholar in the field of complexity science applied to system project management. Research and consulting activities are in fields of industrial and social facility construction management, facility management, financial planning, and public-private partnerships.

He formerly worked as a project manager in France and Italy. He founded and directed a start-up company delivering IT solutions for construction industries.

Alberto De Marco earned his M.Sc. in Building Engineering and Ph.D. in Construction Management from Politecnico di Torino. He attended part of his graduate education at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.

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“De Marco (Polytechnic Univ. of Turin, Italy) addresses the issues related to managing construction projects, from the vantage point of the performing organization, in 14 chapters. … De Marco also discusses important tools for cost estimating, scheduling, and cost management. This book will be useful for a lower-division undergraduate introductory course in construction management at both two- and four-year colleges. Summing Up: Recommended. All undergraduate students.”­­­ (P. F. Rad, Choice, Vol. 49 (3), November, 2011)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Project Management for Facility Constructions
Book Subtitle
A Guide for Engineers and Architects
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-17092-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-17092-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-17091-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43202-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 189
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