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This book is a comprehensive overview of the construction management process from the constructor's perspective. Anyone launching or considering a career in Construction Management should read this one-of-a-kind introductory career book. Walking you through each stage of the construction management process, you'll become familiar with all the construction management fundamentals, including: Understanding the functions of construction management ? Understanding the design and construction process Working with contracts documents Estimating project costs Administering contracts Managing the job site Creating and maintaining a project schedule Measuring project performance Controlling quality Ensuring project safety The second edition of a popular introduction to construction management, this revision covers how initiatives in sustainability is impacting construction management and advanced tools and techniques such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) and interoperability.