The book is an introductory book on basic
principles of Construction management. This serves as a guide to the Engineers
who just graduate out of the college and enter the portals of the work sphere.
The book covers the topics in Construction
management explaining about the project lifecycles viz initiation, Planning,
Execution, Controlling and Closing phases of Construction project and also
supplemented with ample number of sample data sheets for easy understanding of
A separate chapter is devoted to
Development of Project Management skills which gives an insight to the readers
about the skills required for being an effective project manager.
Prabhakar Krishnamurthy is a practicing
civil engineering consultant located in Chennai with a background of about 36
years of experience in construction of all types of buildings – Residential,
Industrial or Commercial. He has handled
about 5million square feet of construction during his service with various
He has exposure of working in both private
as well as public sector undertakings as a Client and Contractor
representative. He had stints with
various PMC ( Project Management Consultant) companies like M/s A N Prakash
CPMC, SYCONE CPMC as well as large
private sector like M/s Arun Excello, Golden Gate properties to name a few. He
also worked in M/s BPCL for a period of 8 years.