The critical path methods (CPM) have been used for planning and scheduling in construction projects. The use of CPM varies from user to user, with some contractors feeling that CPM is a waste of time and money. With the time, the use of project management technique have improved with experience. Most likely, the unsuccessful applications(…)
Construction management include a project manager, planning, estimation, scheduling, tendering, contracts, evaluation, time management, monitoring, costing, construction processes, construction equipments, duration. The role of the project manager is important in construction management.
Construction project development requires successful planning, organization and controlling of work activities. Conceptual phase, Proposal phase, Project design phase, Procurement of construction materials, On-site construction are major phases involved in construction project development from scractch.
There are different types of construction works, from small maintenance to large construction. The construction companies are divided into different types depending upon the type of job these companies do. These companies can also be engaged in general contracting or sub-contracting. Following are the different types of construction companies: Small Renovation Contractors: These companies generally(…)
We have learnt what is project management. There are four phases of project management which are required to manage projects efficiently on quality, time and costs. 1. Defining and organizing the project: Defining project is the first step in the project management process. In this process you identify the business need for and objectives of(…)
A project is a set of interrelated activities, usually involving a group of people working together toward a common goal or objective over a period of time. If you’re managing a project and you want to ensure its success, you need to transform what may begin as a vague concept into a measurable and accountable(…)
There are three types of tendering methods used in construction – by open tendering, selective tendering, or by negotiation. Under open tendering the employer advertises his proposed project, and permits as many contractors as are interested to apply for tender documents. Sometimes he calls for a deposit from applicants, the deposit being returned ‘on receipt(…)
The contract documents A contract is an agreement between two parties which they intend to be legally binding with respect to the obligations of each party to the other and their liabilities. The contract thus binds the contractor to construct the works as defined, and the employer to pay for them in the manner and(…)
Design and build contract is contract where contractor is responsible for design as well as construction of the project. Client is only interested in the output of the project, and full responsibility of delivering such type of contracts lies with the contractor. these type of contracts are useful to a promoter who wishes to delegate(…)