Construction Project Management


Prof. Dr. L. Jawahar Nesan
Vice Chancellor
Saveetha University, India

7 Oct 2017

 

WHAT IS A PROJECT ?
A temporary endeavour undertaken to create a unique project or service (PMI)
Unique characteristics of a construction project
Construction project produce facilities
Deal with geographical differences and natural events
Have significant effect on the environment
Involve a hired specialists in design and construction
Many stakeholders such as environmental and community groups
Require large amounts of materials and physical tools to handle those materials
Progressive elaboration

Parties Involved in Construction Projects and the Environment
Reasons why projects do not satisfy performance requirements
Failure to be organic/open
Inadequate articulation of requirements
Poor planning
Inadequate technical skills
Lack of teamwork
Poor communications and coordination
Insufficient monitoring of progress
Inferior corporate support