Management in the Built Environment

Project Management for the Built Environment

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Authors: Pheng, Low Sui

  • Presents the key project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) concepts and principles, using industry practices to explain how these concepts and principles can be observed, experienced, and applied in real life Provides a step-by-step guide on how each of the PMBOK areas can be learned systematically from start to finish for use in the construction industry
  • Includes comprehensive revision questions at the end of each chapter, which allow readers to reflect on what they have learned
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This book presents the fundamentals of project management as applied in the built environment and more specifically for the construction industry. It presents the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) using practical examples to show how various project management principles and concepts can be applied in practice. Providing study notes for students and aspiring project management professionals in the construction industry, each of the 13 chapters includes a set of comprehensive revision questions that allow readers to reflect on what they have learned.  The book offers an introduction to what project management is all about as well as the project life cycles, stakeholders and organizations involved. It explains the project management processes and how these processes are applied in integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk and procurement management. It concludes with ethics and professional conduct in the project management profession.

About the authors

Dr Low Sui Pheng is a professor of building at the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, where he previously served as the head and vice dean. He teaches construction project management, a field in which he has extensively published, researched and consulted, both in Singapore and overseas. A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), he holds a DSc degree from the University of Birmingham, UK and a PhD from the University College London. He currently serves as the director of the Centre for Project Management and Construction Law at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Project Management for the Built Environment
Book Subtitle
Study Notes
Authors
Series Title
Management in the Built Environment
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6992-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6992-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6991-8
Series ISSN
2522-0047
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 205
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