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Learn essentials of managing projects well and within budget, from scheduling and jobsite safety to quality and customer service in this long-anticipated revision of Basic Construction Management.
Leon Rogers, an experienced builder, author, and educator, offers proven practices for
• recruiting and keeping the best trade contractors
• scheduling that makes sense
• developing and implementing quality practices
This book guides you step-by-step from construction planning through warranty work, blending proven practices with the experiences of builders in the field. It offers a roadmap to excellence for new construction superintendents and for veterans who want to brush up their skills for managing people and projects.
A companion Web page includes updated quality checklists and other customizable tools to help you manage your construction projects.
This book is a must-read for anyone considering a career in construction supervision. I have not seen a better training guide in my 20 years in homebuilding.
--Ken Condit, Construction Training Manager
This book is an essential tool for new superintendents and can help experienced superintendents polish their skills. By using the principles in Basic Construction Management, you will build higher quality projects more efficiently and safely.
--Jay Christofferson, Chair, Brigham Young University construction management program
About the Author
Leon Rogers is a professor of Construction Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). He also is the President of Construction Management Associates, a construction and consulting firm specializing in management systems for residential contractors. He has worked with a number of companies to help improve their management techniques and establish systems to monitor and improve construction operations. He has also developed a number of highly acclaimed employee training programs for construction companies