Construction Project Management (3rd Ed.)
An Integrated Approach

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The third edition of Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is aimed at students and project managers from different disciplines and provides a broad and practical approach relevant to the whole project life cycle. Long-term client value is at the heart of the integrated approach to deliver best value for money, and in the new edition advances in technology and integrated procurement are covered in two new chapters to take integration to another level.

As the project takes shape and project objectives are defined, the book examines the processes required to assemble the specialist team and deliver the project through definition, planning, design, costing, procurement, construction and handover stages. International case studies have been updated to illustrate concepts and best practice. Further updates include health and safety issues to reflect recent changes in regulations and also developments following the dynamics of the European Union and other global concerns.

The integration of principles such as procurement, design management, team management, productivity, BIM, building contracts, health and safety, sustainability and value and risk management have currency for project management as a whole, but the book shows how they are adapted to suit the needs of construction and civil engineering projects, without detracting from project management principles.

This book is suitable for young practitioners, undergraduate courses in construction disciplines and postgraduate courses which provide project management skills for those adding to their key discipline or managing on behalf of the client.

1. Introduction

  • Project management process and product
  • the need for integration (Diagram)
  • Definitions, standards and codes
  • Body of Knowledge (BoK) and methodologies
  • PRINCE2TM methodology
  • A conceptual model of integration

2. Project process and success

  • Integrated approach
  • Project management
  • Programme & portfolio management
  • Project team roles
  • Project manager: skills and functions
  • Ethical project leadership
  • Project complexity
  • Project management maturity model
  • Determining critical success factors

3. Client Business Case

  • Why, what and how?
  • Strategic issues and Diagram of Business-project integration
  • Business needs
  • Client Brief – risk and value
  • Project constraints and client objectives
  • Presenting a business case
  • Managing change in the business case
  • Developing value in construction - the gate way framework
  • Project stakeholders
  • Conclusions

4. Project development and evaluation

  • Why, what and how?
  • Work and product scope definition
  • Determining the element of project definition
  • Project feasibility and cost-benefit analysis
  • Developing project options
  • Project finance and investment appraisal
  • Assessing external factors
  • Risk-value based decision making
  • Developing a project plan
  • Conclusions

5. Integrated construction project procurement

  • Why, what and how?
  • Lifecycle procurement analysis
  • procurement design implications
  • Procurement for integration: principles and practice
  • Planning and managing integrated procurement
  • procurement main types -Design and build management procurement, Frameworks
  • Hybrids
  • PPP models
  • Building contracts
  • Conclusions

6. Planning and cost

  • Why, what and how?
  • Project systems and subsystems
  • Project scope – planning and controlling
  • Strategic planning and cost
  • Cost control
  • The development of the master plan
  • Critical path methods – leaner construction approach
  • Risk and value planning- identification and allocation
  • Project and programme control
  • Information & communication management
  • Conclusion

7. Project structure and leadership

  • Why, what and how?
  • Project governance
  • Organisation structure
  • Leadership and risk
  • Corporate culture and behaviour
  • The external environment, mapping, strategic issues and forces for change
  • The role of partnering
  • World-class performance and EFQM
  • Conclusion

8. Design value and management

  • Why, what and how?
  • Nature of construction design
  • Engineering the design
  • Design management
  • Client value
  • Value and risk management in design
  • Value management process
  • Design and construction co-ordination
  • Design waste design types
  • Prefabrications and off-site manufacturing
  • Buildability
  • Change management in design
  • The role of urban design
  • Conclusions

9. Engineering the production process

  • Why what and how?
  • Construction production process
  • The performance of the construction industry
  • Value engineering
  • Risk management
  • The 3E’s measure of construction
  • Process analysis and mapping
  • Integrated construction process
  • Offsite manufacturing and waste reduction
  • Just in time delivery
  • Conclusions

10. Engineering the psycho productive environment (people mgmt)

  • Why, what and how?
  • What is integrated project team (IPT)?
  • Conflict management risk and value
  • Team model and leadership
  • A communication model
  • Psycho engineering the team
  • Belbin team roles
  • Myers Briggs
  • Change and developing a project culture
  • Conclusions

11. Managing risk and value

  • Introduction
  • Risk and value imperatives
  • Historical approaches to risk and value desegregation
  • Integrated value approach – process to product
  • Definition and evaluation of risks
  • Risk attitude and behaviour
  • Risk management process
  • Risk response and mitigation
  • Risk allocation and apportioning
  • Conclusions

12. Project Health and Safety

  • Why, what and how?
  • Principles of modern health and safety legislation and the HSW Act 1974
  • Health and safety policy – risk and value
  • Organisation of H&S and reporting
  • Workers environment
  • H&S for SMEs and domestic builders
  • Health and safety management
  • Culture and behavioural health and safety
  • Product safety and reliability
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Improving the effectiveness of accident prevention
  • Safe design
  • Safe construction
  • Communication, information and training
  • Protecting the public
  • Conclusions

13. Environment and sustainable delivery

  • Why, what and how?
  • The scope of sustainability in construction design and delivery – risk and value
  • Sustainability agenda and target
  • The planning systems and sustainability
  • Private client’s corporate social responsibility
  • Environmental assessment schemes
  • Sustainable procurement and outsourcing
  • Carbon reduction and climate change in delivery
  • Reducing waste and recycling more
  • Carbon reduction in design and services
  • Carbon reduction in production
  • Environmental management systems
  • site environmental approaches
  • Conclusions

14. Digital construction and Collaboration.

  • Why, what and how?
  • Digitisation technology and impacts – risk and value
  • Collaboration in construction
  • The BIM environment
  • Integrative collaborative environment
  • Collaborative Culture
  • Social media and virtual reality
  • Integrated systems and technologies
  • The future of digital construction
  • Conclusion

15. Quality and Customer care

  • Why, what and how?
  • The thresholds for construction quality – risk and value
  • Handy’s principles of customer care
  • Model of quality
  • Implementing a construction project quality plan
  • EFQM
  • Relationship marketing
  • Conclusions

16. Project close and improvement

  • Why, what and how?
  • Completion stages
  • Project reviews
  • Systems improvement
  • Learning and improvement cycle
  • Soft landing
  • Facilities management issues
  • FM integration and communication
  • Conclusions

17. Towards integration

  • Lessons from other industries creatingrisk and value
  • Nurturing project integration
  • Collaborative construction case study
  • Collaborative technologies
  • Innovation and leadership for integration
  • Holistic integration
  • Conclusions