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PPM 505 Construction Project Management Professional Practice: Reading list

Department: Portfolio of Master Programmes in Project Management 
Module Description: The philosophy behind the unit is to emulate the professional practice setting and reinforce students’ theoretical, practical and employability skills.  Students must also demonstrate practical project management skills in scheduling task activities, allocating responsibility and appropriate resources, time management and organisational skills at an advanced level. Thus the module  aims:
to develop students’ knowledge, practical understanding and skills of project management professional practice within the construction and built environment industry; looking specifically at stakeholders, planning, contacts, risks, BIM, health & safety and sustainability – and the interlink between the interdisciplinary, diversity and multifaceted nature of civil and construction projects to provide students with advanced level knowledge, skills and experience to appreciate the complex landscape of contemporary civil and construction projects; and


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Recommended readings

  • Considerate Constructors
  • Construction Design and management
  • Kirkham, R. J. (2004), Ferry and Brandon’s cost planning of buildings, 8th Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 9781405130707
  • UK Planning Portal

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