About the BookAttending courses on Project Management and even passing recognized certification exam teaches you the theory and the principles of Project Control. Handbook for Project Control Professionals guides you how to turn theory into practice. In a nutshell, it deals with the implementation of project control procedure. The book examines the process of project control in order to help understand and manage the process in a better way. It is the responsibility of everyone concerned with a project to be aware of the issues, managerial needs, and required practices. A well-managed project will not only be completed quickly, but will be cheaper, safer, of higher quality and therefore generally give a better return on investment—that’s the main aim of this book to teach.
One of the objectives of this Handbook is to enlighten about correctly setting up the framework of project control so that the pitfalls often encountered by the professionals are avoided. It covers the subject on a broad base and will benefit all participants in construction projects as it provides them with better understanding of the objectives, principles and techniques of project control. It also presents a complete set of step-by-step best practices and procedures for managing any type of project
The single best payoff in terms of project success comes from having a good project control system and its proper implementation. This Handbook has been written with this theme in mind. Its purpose is to serve as a reference manual for project control professionals as they work to make the process, a part of their daily operation.About the Author/sSyed Ali Dilawer, BE, PMP, CCC, GMP, is a project management professional with 20 years of experience in Project Management. He is presently working with an International ‘Built Asset Consultancy’ as Project Control & Claims Consultant. He is a recognized expert and author among Project Management professionals and contract advisory community globally. He was also a principal in establishing Project Control Procedure for major developments in the Middle East. He has developed and implemented various systems to manage a large number of complex projects by using his expertise in project management, team building, and interface management for major contractors in the Middle East.
He has authored books such as Construction Claim Management and Fundamentals of Accounting & Finance for Engineers & Managers and regularly writes articles for leading project management magazines.
He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (A.CIArb), International Quality Association (IQA), Member of Indian Council of Arbitration (MICA), Grader for AACEI Cost Consultant Certification (CCC) and Alumni of IIM Ahmedabad.