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By Norman Sanders
Long out of print. You will only find it in used book stores and libraries. Its a paperback, less than 200 pages and has cartoons. Mr. Sanders has an excellent wit and uses British humor to teach you everything you need to know to become functionally literate in scheduling.
The Pocket Guide for Large Industrial Projects (for those Daring Enough to Take Responsibility for them) by Jean-Pierre Capron
Residential Construction Projects: Strategies & Solutions by Derek Graham
Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project Managers â€” a Practical Navigation Guide on Large, Complex Projects
CPM Scheduling for Construction: Best Practices and Guidelines edited by Christopher Carson and Peter Oakander
By Herv Baron
This books describes in a synthetic way the essence of all engineering disciplines. It gives the reader an overview of how Oil & Gas Facilities are engineered and covers their entire design cycle, from the high level functional duty to the detailed design.
By Murray B Woolf
CPM Mechanics is the most comprehensive, coherent, and practical book ever written on the Critical Path Method (of modeling a Project Execution Strategy). It WILL exceed your expectations or your money back.
One of the most important references in the CPM related topics/issues/claims. Full reference of the book: Wickwire, J. M., Driscoll, T. J., Hurlbut, S. B., & Hillman, S. B. (2003). Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability and Claims (2nd Edition). New York: Aspen Publisher, Inc.
By James J. O’Brien, P.E., PMP; Fredric L. Plotnick, Esq., P.E.; Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2006
By Jimmie W. Hinze This resource offers broad coverage of all major scheduling subjects. It follows a logical progression, introducing precedence diagramming early and following with chapters on activity durations, resource allocations, network schedules, and more.
By Murray Woolf A comprehensive review that gives you insight into the latest innovations in network-based project planning, scheduling, and control saving you time and money on all construction projects.
By Saleh Mubarak A Means publication and is an excellent book and gives very good CPM background as well as touching on specialties like risk
By William Schwartzkopf
By Robert B. Harris Professor of Civil Enineering from the University of Michigan. copywrite 1978, published by John Wiley & Sons
By Harold R. Kerzner, 11th Ed This Eleventh Edition of the bestselling "bible" of project management maintains the streamlined approach of the prior editions and moves the content even closer to PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
By Keith Pickavance
By AGC Its primary objective is to provide an educational tool that can be used within the construction industry to teach the concepts of construction planning and scheduling. Its content is written for all project personnel, from the working foreman to the project executive.
This course is aimed at project management professionals in the building and construction industry who are interested in learning how to plan a project. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project, P3, SureTrak or P6
This course is aimed at Project Management professionals in the ICT industry who are interested in learning how to plan. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera P6
By Smith, Currie and Hancock's It serves to provide real meaning to many of the proactive approaches to the avoidance of litigation and minimizing known and unknown risk arising from disputes as espoused in the above mentioned reference books.
8th Edition by Allen M. Jones, Esq Wickwire, Thomas J. Driscoll Excellent material to under the construction scheduling and as well as preparing for claims and associated liabilities.
By Stephen Lowsley Over the years delays on construction projects has prompted a steady flow of reports, academic analyses and court cases, but these have provided very little straightforward practical advice to construction professionals on how to evaluate delays.
T Trauner Practical, hands-on-guide to the prevention of construction delays and damages.
By P. John Keane The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect.
Roger Gibson This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims.
By Brian Eggleston Liquidated damages and extensions of time are complex subjects, frequently forming the basis of contract claims made under the standard building and civil engineering contracts.
Nicholas J. Carnell Building contract claims for more time on projects represent one of the largest sources of dispute within the industry.
Practical Cost Control Handbook for Project Managers: A Practical Guide to Enable Consistent and Predictable Forecasting for Large, Complex Projects by Jeremy Avers
Integrated Cost and Schedule Control for Construction Projects by Frederic W. Mueller
By Fleming & Koppleman One of the most important references in the CPM related topics/issues/claims. Full reference of the book: Wickwire, J. M., Driscoll, T. J., Hurlbut, S. B., & Hillman, S. B. (2003). Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability and Claims (2nd Edition). New York: Aspen Publisher, Inc.
This course is aimed at project management professionals who wish to learn how set up and run an Earned Value Performance Measurement system. This course is very different to many other courses because it covers topics outside standards.
Project Management Using Earned Value is the definitive resource for earned value project management and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). This book is about how the planning, control, and management of projects can be improved through the use of the concept called Earned Value
Published Elsevier Taking software scheduling packages into the equation.
8th Edition by Dennis Lock The writing is simple, clear and lucid, and the material is very logically organised. Recommended book for PERT/CPM and Planning & Scheduling techniques.
By David Hulett It contains a complete treatment of schedule risk analysis from basic to advanced concepts. The methods are introduced at the simplest level and are then progressively elaborated.
Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis by David Hulett