Managing a construction project requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team-building and communication.

A new “no-nonsense” book by esteemed U.K. surveyor Duncan Cartlidge, “Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book” covers all of the essentials of the role, including:

  • Pre-construction activities
  • Design management and BIM
  • Procurement
  • Feasibility studies
  • Environmental management systems
  • People skills
  • Recommended document formats
  • Occupancy activities

“Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book” tackles the typical activities associated with the role in the order they occur on real projects, making the book particularly accessible and easy to follow, says international publisher Taylor & Francis Group. With reference made to the RIBA Plan of Work and OGC Gateway process throughout, as well as how BIM has changed the responsibilities and requirements of project managers, this up-to-date book discusses key industry trends, complete with standard models and pro-formulas. This concise reference will be of particular help to project managers, construction managers and quantity surveyors.

The author Cartlidge is a fellow of the U.K.’s Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is an associate tutor at the College of Estate Management, Reading; an Associate Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University; and a former member of the RICS Quantity Surveying and Construction UK World Regional Professional Group Board.