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Main Title Project estimating and cost management /
Author Rad, Parviz F.,
Publisher Management Concepts,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 47831560
ISBN 1567261442; 9781567261448; 9781628708417; 1628708417
Subjects Cost control. ; Estimate. ; Project Management (PM)
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EJBM  TS167.R43 2002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/22/2016
Collation xiii, 121 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Machine derived contents note: Preface xi -- Acknowledgments xiii -- CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1 -- Project Scope and Objectives 2 -- Organizational Objectives 5 -- Project Selection 6 -- CHAPTER 2 Deliverable-Oriented Work -- Breakdown Structure 11 -- Work Breakdown Structure 12 -- WBS Development Steps 13 -- The Division Bases 13 -- Case Example: WBS for an Industrial Complex 15 -- Comparison of the Different Bases 16 -- Process-Oriented Projects 17 -- Organizational Priorities 19 -- Semantics 21 -- Changing the Paradigm 22 -- CHAPTER 3 Resource Breakdown Structure 27 -- Nomenclature, Dimensions, and Units 28 -- Resource Breakdown Structure 29 -- RBS Development 31 -- The Primary Division Basis 32 -- Lower-Level Division Bases with a Concentration -- on Human Resources 34 -- Estimating the Costs 36 -- Detailed Exam ple 38 -- CHAPTER 4 Estimating Models 43 -- Accuracy 47 -- Parametric Estimating 50 -- Modular Estimating 50 -- Param etric M odel 51 -- Analogous Estimating 53 -- Ratio Estim ating 54 -- The Three-Quarters Rule 55 -- The Square Root Rule 59 -- The Two-Thirds Rule 61 -- Range Estim ating 62 -- Expert Judgm ent 64 -- Norm alization 64 -- CHAPTER 5 Progress Monitoring 67 -- Developing a Monitoring Plan 70 -- Elements of Monitoring 73 -- Earned Value 75 -- Productivity 78 -- CHAPTER 6 Cost Management 81 -- Causes of Change 85 -- Feed-Forward Technique 87 -- Impact of Schedule on Cost 88 -- Lifecycle Costs 94 -- Impact of Project Risk 95 -- CHAPTER 7 External Projects 99 -- Specifications 100 -- Contracts 102 -- Response to Specifications 106 -- Bidding 108 -- Project Costs 110 -- D irect C osts 110 -- Indirect Costs 110 -- O verhead 111 -- Allowance 111 -- Contingency 112 -- Project Audit 112 -- Bibliography 115.