Scheduling for Home Builders with Microsoft Project
Scheduling for Home Builders with Microsoft Project

Scheduling for Home Builders with Microsoft Project

Third edition

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

152 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback, ebook: PDF

Paperback, $29.95 (CA $29.95) (US $29.95)

Publication Date: January 2012

ISBN 9780867186789

Price: $29.95
 
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Overview

Your company’s ability to complete a high quality home on time and within budget is your most important asset. Don’t let scheduling problems destroy it. Master project scheduling and you’ll lower overhead and boost profits. Create efficient schedules to monitor and control construction progress using Microsoft® Project 2010. You’ll produce more projects with the same management staff and fewer headaches in the field and the back office. This book will help you schedule your next project with confidence and ease.Learn how to:• •record and communicate progress • •control financial, human, and physical resources • •record expenditures and analyze cost details • •manage cash flow and tasks • •create a baseline schedule and updatesDon’t let sloppy scheduling eat up the time and money you need to build your business and move on to your next profitable project.You must have Microsoft® Project 2010 installed on your computer to access the practice files. There are two versions of Microsoft Project - standard and professional. The standard version costs less because it is designed for a single user, whereas the professional version is designed to be used on a server and accessed by multiple users.*Sample schedules are available online. Web address provided in the book.“A formalized scheduling procedure is one of the most powerful tools a builder can use. Scheduling with Microsoft Project illustrates best practices for keeping your projects on time and on budget.” - John Barrows, CGB, GMB, CGP, President, J. Barrows Inc., Wainscott, NYYour company’s ability to complete a high quality home on time and within budget is your most important asset. Don’t let scheduling problems destroy it. Master project scheduling and you’ll lower overhead and boost profits. Create efficient schedules to monitor and control construction progress using Microsoft® Project 2010. You’ll produce more projects with the same management staff and fewer headaches in the field and the back office. This book will help you schedule your next project with confidence and ease.Learn how to:• •record and communicate progress • •control financial, human, and physical resources • •record expenditures and analyze cost details • •manage cash flow and tasks • •create a baseline schedule and updatesDon’t let sloppy scheduling eat up the time and money you need to build your business and move on to your next profitable project.You must have Microsoft® Project 2010 installed on your computer to access the practice files. There are two versions of Microsoft Project - standard and professional. The standard version costs less because it is designed for a single user, whereas the professional version is designed to be used on a server and accessed by multiple users.*Sample schedules are available online. Web address provided in the book.“A formalized scheduling procedure is one of the most powerful tools a builder can use. Scheduling with Microsoft Project illustrates best practices for keeping your projects on time and on budget.” - John Barrows, CGB, GMB, CGP, President, J. Barrows Inc., Wainscott, NY

Author Biography

David Marchman is Professor of Construction Engineering Technology at the University of Southern Mississippi and associate director of the School of Construction. He teaches construction scheduling to students in the classroom and to home builders in the field through seminars and workshops.Tuilo Sulbaran, PhD, teaches scheduling in the School of Construction a the University of Southern Mississippi. He shares his international expertise in residential architecture, engineering, and construction as a scheduling and estimating consultant to residential construction companies.