Introduction to Building Procurement
Taylor & Francis, Jan 11, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 262 pages
The procurement stage of the building process is critical to the success of any building project, and as such must be understood by everybody entering the industry. Introduction to Building Procurement is designed to familiarize the novice with the principles and methods of building procurement, starting at the most basic level.
With chapter summaries and tutorial questions provided throughout the book, the reader will get to grips with the following topics:
Having developed the necessary background knowledge, the reader is then introduced to the more complex aspects of procurement in detail, such as:
The concluding chapter discusses emerging procurement trends, and speculates on future developments to bring the reader right up to speed with the modern industry. With its clear layout and highly accessible approach, Introduction to Building Procuremen is the perfect introductory text for undergraduate students and professionals starting out on a career in quantity surveying, construction project management or construction commercial management.