The Quantity Surveyor's Bible (Paperback)
The Quantity Surveyor's Bible is essential reading for anyone interested in a career in the construction industry.
Fully updated and expanded for this new edition, the book is a practical and realistic guide to a professional career as a Quantity Surveyor, Contracts Manager, or Project Manager. Told in a fun and user-friendly style, it's the sort of stuff they don't teach you at university, and is a behind-the-scenes - all-you-need-to-know - account of the author's own adventures in the construction industry.
Covering topics such as starting out in the industry, the different hats you'll need to wear, freelancing, the value of communication, negotiating skills, and more - and filled with personal stories and case studies - The Quantity Surveyor's Bible is a must read for students and professionals alike.
Estimating, Procurement, Valuation, Negotiation, Project ManagementCosting and MeasurementContractorsQualificationsStarting outTendering
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