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Risk Management for Design and Construction

Wiley, J,
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The essential risk assessment guide for civil engineering,design, and construction
Risk management allows construction professionals to identifythe risks inherent in all projects, and to provide the tools forevaluating the probabilities and impacts to minimize the riskpotential. This book introduces risk as a central pillar of projectmanagement and shows how a project manager can be prepared fordealing with uncertainty. Written by experts in the field, RiskManagement for Design and Construction uses clear,straightforward terminology to demystify the concepts of projectuncertainty and risk.
Highlights include:
* Integrated cost and schedule risk analysis
* An introduction to a ready-to-use system of analyzing aproject's risks and tools to proactively manage risks
* A methodology that was developed and used by the WashingtonState Department of Transportation
* Case studies and examples on the proper application ofprinciples
* Information about combining value analysis with riskanalysis
"This book is a must for professionals who are seeking to movetowards a proactive risk-centric management style. It is a valuableresource for students who are discovering the intricacies ofuncertainties and risks within value estimation. For professionals,the book advocates for identifying and analyzing 'only' risks whoseimpact are of consequence to a project's performance."
--JOHN MILTON, PhD, PE Director of Enterprise RiskManagement, Washington State Department of Transportation


Titel: Risk Management for Design and Construction
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ovidiu Cretu, Robert B. Stewart, Terry Berends
Aus der Reihe: RSMeans
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118028612

Seitenzahl: 432
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Ovidiu Cretu, PhD, PE, is Cost Estimating and Modeling UnitManager at the Washington State Department of Transportation. Withmore than forty years of experience, Cretu earned the Extra MileAward with Washington State for his development and support of costrisk assessment with strategic thinking and innovation.
Robert B. Stewart, CVS-Life, FSAVE, PMP, is President atValue Management Strategies, Inc., where he has been practicing themanagement of value and risk for more than twenty years. Duringthis time, he has led more than 300 value and risk studies forclients in both the private and public sectors on a wide range ofproducts, services, and facilities--from simple productstudies to multibillion-dollar transportation projects. He hasauthored several books on the management of value and risk.
Terry L. Berends, PE, is an Assistant State DesignEngineer at the Washington State Department of Transportation,where he is responsible for the statewide cost estimating, riskanalysis, and value engineering programs. Berends is the cofounderof the self-modeling spreadsheet and the implementation of the riskreserve budgeting process. - Newsletter
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