5. Project-Level Cost Control

  1. Daniel W. Halpin1 and
  2. Bolivar A. Senior2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470548813.ch5

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

How to Cite

Halpin, D. W. and Senior, B. A. (2009) Project-Level Cost Control, in Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470548813.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Purdue University

  2. 2

    Colorado State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470182710

Online ISBN: 9780470548813

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Keywords:

  • cost control;
  • estimate;
  • accounts;
  • structure;
  • integrated

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives of Project-Level Cost Control in Construction

  • Unique Aspects of Construction Cost Control

  • Types of Costs

  • The Construction Estimate

  • Cost Control System

  • Building a Cost Control System

  • Cost Accounts

  • Cost Account Structure

  • Project Cost Code Structure

  • Cost Accounts for Integrated Project Management

  • Earned Value Analysis

  • Labor Data Cost Collection

  • Review Questions and Exercises