The key to successful construction project control is the fusing of cost to schedule, enabling the management of one to help the management of the other. This requires that a task’s cost and its duration have a direct relationship, not an arbitrary assignment by the scheduler. Ensuring that relationship is correct and setting the appropriate baseline for tracking is the domain of the project control analyst.
Written by a seasoned professional in the field, Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction fills a void in the area of project control as applied in the construction industry today. This guide demonstrates how productivity models for an individual project are created, monitored, and controlled, and how corrective actions are implemented as deviations from the baseline occur.