Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2012, 60, 189-198
Published online 2013-07-02

Project management in building industry management

Martin Nový, Jana Nováková, Miloš Waldhans

Ústav stavební ekonomiky a řízení, Fakulta stavební, Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Veveří 331/95, 602 00 Brno, Česká republika

The article deals with contents of the project management on general level first. It mentions the most widespread project management standards, which have historically developed in global scale, their parts and objectives. Further, it describes position of the building industry in national economy, its specific features distinguishing it from the other industrial production, contents of the building industry management and project management of structures. The importance of the role of project manager is documented by characteristics of construction projects, their course, contents of sub-phases, and individual types of managing activities. Attention is devoted to project planning – determination of realization costs, necessary resources, sequence and time course of individual works. The most frequently used graphic methods of schedule presentation – Gantt chart, network chart and frequency bar chart are applied on examples of constructions. These charts can be focused in time sequence on individual types of resources – workforce, finance, materials, energies, and machinery. In conclusion, necessity to manage the project management procedures is emphasized as a part of skills of a construction engineer in the role of preparation manager or construction project realization manager.


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