Project Management for the Built Environment

Study Notes

  • Low Sui¬†Pheng

Part of the Management in the Built Environment book series (MABUEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 1-14
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    Pages 27-46
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 203-205

About this book


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.


Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Construction Project Management Project Life Cycles Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resource Management Project Communications Management Project Risk Management Project Procurement Management

Authors and affiliations

  • Low Sui¬†Pheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BuildingNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-6991-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-6992-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-0047
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-0055
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