Construction Project Manager's Pocket Book by Duncan Cartlidge

By Duncan Cartlidge

Construction undertaking administration calls for a vast variety of abilities, from technical services to management, negotiation, group development and verbal exchange. This no–nonsense advisor covers all the necessities of the function, including:

  • Pre-construction actions
  • Design administration and BIM
  • Procurement
  • Feasibility studies
  • Environmental administration platforms
  • People skills
  • Recommended record formats
  • Occupancy actions

Construction undertaking administration actions are tackled within the order they take place on actual tasks, with regard made to the RIBA Plan of labor and OGC Gateway method all through. this can be the correct concise reference which no venture supervisor, development supervisor, or volume surveyor might be without.

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Scopes of work can be easily isolated and defined. Systems, assemblies and sequences can be shown in a relative scale with the entire facility or group of facilities. Construction documents such as drawings, procurement details, regulatory processes and other specifications can be easily interrelated. In summary A building information model can be used by the project manager for the following purposes: Project management • • • • • • • 51 To generate 3D renderings in-house with little additional effort.

McKinsey 7-S Model The McKinsey 7-S model offers a holistic approach to organisation. This model, created by Robert Waterman, Tom Peters, Richard Pascale and Anthony Athos during a meeting in 1978, has seven factors that operate as a collective agent of change: Project management • • • • • • • 29 shared values, strategy, structure, systems, style, staff, and skills. The McKinsey 7-S model offers four primary benefits: • • • • It offers an effective method to diagnose and understand an organisation.

1, in the work context. Communication Good communication is central to the project manager’s role and requires careful thought and planning, particularly in the digital age when information travels at the click of a mouse – including items that haven’t been carefully considered. Breakdown in communication is often cited as one of the principal reasons for project failure. , fellow workers, clients, supervisors, subordinates Safety Work safety, job security Physiological Salary Project managers use a variety of ways to communicate, including informal face-to-face meetings, phone calls, email and meetings.

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