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Project ManagementPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Jun 30, 2019 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-474426-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-474426-1

Student/Retail Price: $126.67

Institutional/Business Price: $95.00

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  • Table of Contents

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Project Management, Safety, Interpersonal Skills, Issues and Resolutions, Construction Documents, Construction Planning, Estimating and Cost Control, Scheduling, Resource Control, Quality Control and Assurance and Continuous Improvement.


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Table of Contents

Introduction to Project Management (2.5 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603843-6
(Module ID 44101-08) Introduces the role and responsibilities
of project management, including technical and management
skills. Presents an overview of the phases in a construction
project and describes alternate project delivery methods.

Safety (15 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603844-3
(Module ID 44102-08) Stresses the importance of job-site
safety and identifies the project manager’s duties and
responsibilities regarding safety. Covers loss prevention and
creating a zero-accident work environment. Presents several
checklists as references. 

Interpersonal Skills (12.5 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603845-0
(Module ID 44103-08) Discusses the values and
expectations of the workforce, building relationships, and
satisfying stakeholders. Describes the principles of effective
communication, applying the management grid, and using
relationship skills to create a leadership environment.
Also discusses behavioral interviewing and professional
development of personnel.

Issues and Resolutions (15 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603847-4
(Module ID 44104-08) Describes the key elements of
successful negotiations and negotiating techniques. Explains
how to recognize nonverbal signals, use negotiating tools,
and apply conflict resolution strategies. Identifies symptoms
and barriers to solving project-related problems and applying
problem-solving techniques, brainstorming, and identifying root
cause consequences.

Construction Documents (10 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603848-1
(Module ID 44105-08) Emphasizes the importance of
documentation and explains the types of documents, drawings,
and specifications used on a project. Explains methods of
obtaining work in the industry and types of contracts and
insurance requirements. Describes the change order process
and the documents required to close out a project.

Construction Planning (10 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603849-8
(Module ID 44106-08) Discusses the importance of formal job
planning and creating a performance-based work environment.
Discusses the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as the
foundation that identifies deliverables, tasks, and time.
Introduces the basics of quality control and defines the roles
and responsibilities of an effective team and how to allocate
resources. 

Estimating and Cost Control (15 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603815-3
(Module ID 44107-08) Emphasizes the importance of accurate
estimating and summarizes the estimating process and the
steps in developing an estimate. Defines the purpose of a cost
control methodology, explains how to perform simple cost
analysis, and covers the project manager’s role in controlling
cost and tracking rework cost.

Scheduling (15 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603816-0
(Module ID 44108-08) Explains the basics of scheduling from
simple to-do lists through bar charts, network diagrams, and
methods of managing resources. Discusses the importance
of formal schedules, job planning, and establishing priorities.
Describes alternative scheduling methods.

Resource Control (10 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603817-7
(Module ID 44109-08) Identifies resources that must
be controlled, factors that affect production control, and
production control standards. Explains the project manager’s
role in the process. Defines production and productivity, and
describes how to evaluate and improve production control and
productivity.

Quality Control and Assurance (5 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603818-4
(Module ID 44110-08) Defines quality control and quality
assurance, and stresses management’s concerns about quality.
Explains project quality management and how to develop an
effective quality control plan. Discusses how to identify, assess,
and measure weaknesses to avoid rework.

Continuous Improvement (5 Hours) ISBN 978-0-13-603819-1
(Module ID 44111-08) Describes the project manager’s role
in creating a culture of continuous improvement. Explains the
fundamentals of a continuous improvement program and how
to identify the critical problems and processes that require
improvement, implement a continuous improvement process,
and measure results. Emphasizes the importance of satisfying
internal and external stakeholders. 

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