Abbreviations

This list contains all of the technical abbreviations used in the book and additional abbreviations that a project manager might come across.

ACE
Association of Cost Engineers
ACWP
Actual Cost of Work Performed
AFC
Approved for Construction
AFD
Approved for Design
AFP
Approved for Purchase
AI
Artificial Intelligence
ALARP
As Low as Reasonably Possible
AOP
Asset Operations Plan
APM
Association for Project Management
AR
Action Required
BAC
Budget at Completion
BATNA
Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement
BCWP
Budgeted Cost of Work Performed
BCWS
Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled
BIM
Building Information Modelling
BMS
Building Management System
BOD
Build Operate Deliver
BOL
Build Operate Lease
BOO
Build Own Operate
BOOM
Build Own Operate Maintain
BOOST
Build Own Operate Subsidize Transfer
BOOT
Build Own Operate Transfer
BOT
Build Operate Transfer
BRT
Build Rent Transfer
BTO
Build Transfer Operate
CA
Competent Authority
CAD
Computer‐Aided Design
CAPEX
Capital Cost Estimate
CCGT
Combined Cycle Gas Turbine
CCS
Crown Commercial Service
CD
Compact Disc
CDM
Construction Design Management (Regulations)
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
CF
Completer Finisher
CFO
Chief Financial Officer
CFR
Cost and Freight
CH
Chairman
CIC
Construction Industry Council
CIF
Cost Insurance and Freight
CIOB
Chartered Institute of Building
CIP
Carriage and Insurance Paid
CO
Coordinator
COCO
Contractor Owned ...

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