🕑 Reading time: 1 minuteConstruction project planning is the initial and most important phase of project management. Planning comprises defining objectives of the project, sequence of works, construction methods, planning of resources, preparing estimation, and durations for various activities to bring about the satisfactory completion of project. The documents for construction planning consist of designs and drawings, quantity estimates, construction methods to be adopted, contract documents, site conditions, market survey, local resources, project environment and the client’s requirements.
- Validating the Objectives of Project Planning
- Objectives of Project Planning
Validating the Objectives of Project PlanningProject planning provides direction and standards of performance. It also helps to know about the risks and opportunities coming ahead. In this phase, a plan is made and strategies are set by considering the company’s rules, procedure and policies. Objectives of a project should be provided very clearly because these are essential for the completion of project with in the time. The objectives of project planning are not independent. They are interrelated with each other either directly or indirectly. The objectives must follow the rule “SMART”. Here each letter implies certain quality of an objective and those are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Tangible.
Objectives of Project PlanningFollowing are the objectives of construction project planning.
- Planning of each activity
- Construction Methods
- Planning for Construction Equipments and Machinery
- Procurement of materials
- Planning for employee skills
- Planning for required documents and drawings
- Financial Planning