RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Great commercial construction managers are often the unsung heroes of building projects. Thanks to their skills and diligence, construction projects can be delivered without delay, on the budget, and within scope. It takes exceptional resource management skills to ensure the right staff is working with the right equipment on the right tasks at the right time. Below are several resource management techniques, solutions and concepts to help your team mitigate risks and increase profits. Continue reading “RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT”

REASONS FOR COST OVERRUNS IN PROJECT

How Proper Planning Can Help Keep Your Project on Budget

It’s safe to say that cost overruns in construction projects have become an industry-wide status quo. In fact, according to a study from KPMG, just 31% of all projects came within 10% of the budget in the past 3 years. However, with project budgets being scrutinized more so than ever and overall industry productivity remaining stagnant, construction professionals can’t really afford to accept the new normal.

To know how to address cost overruns in construction projects, it’s important to understand the root of the problem. Oftentimes, overruns hint at deeper issues in project management and from schedules and budgets being set improperly from the very beginning of the project. Although extreme weather or forces beyond human control can impact budgets, in most cases, a project’s overrun is a result of inaccurate analysis or planning before building even starts. In parallel with better planning, technology can also help to reduce the common problems or elements that contribute to cost overruns, ensuring you can maximize efficiency and profits. Continue reading “REASONS FOR COST OVERRUNS IN PROJECT”

SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGER

Project managers have a unique skill set. They have the responsibility of planning, procuring, and executing a project, making sure everything is on track and that everyone involved is working to their full potential. If there are any issues, delays, or problems, the project manager is the point person to work with the client or company to review how to fix it. They often are not involved in the nitty-gritty work, but instead, make sure progress is being made and keeps everyone on task. Continue reading “SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGER”

TOP 8 CAREER OPTIONS AFTER BACHELOR DEGREE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING.

This is for all Civil Engineering graduates looking for career options/work opportunities after completing B.Tech or B.E. in civil engineering. Civil engineers do not need to be told that they can work in any infrastructure project in India. This ranges from construction and maintenance of bridges, power stations, airports, dams, highways, express ways, waterways, industrial units, manufacturing plants, Building and factories etc. Continue reading “TOP 8 CAREER OPTIONS AFTER BACHELOR DEGREE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING.”

What Is Project Scheduling?

Project scheduling is a mechanism to communicate what tasks need to get done and which organizational resources will be allocated to complete those tasks in what time frame. A project schedule is a document collecting all the work needed to deliver the project on time.

But when it comes to creating a project schedule, well, that’s something few have deep experience with. Continue reading “What Is Project Scheduling?”