The impact of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Phases on Project Performance: A Case of Large-scale Residential Construction Project

The Construction Industry is a complex and fragmented industry worldwide with regards to its supply chain, products, and processes, and is faced with a similar dilemma as faced by manufacturers during its time in past decades. Scope, time, and cost are the triple constraints of project management and leading factors in defining the project performance. …

Multifaceted demands on a project manager

Projects are strategic in nature, so are the demands on a project manager. Organizational success, achievement of business goals is directly linked to the successful completion of projects on time, within budget and with quality. The project manager has to cater to the needs of the project, the organization (organizations), industry, professional discipline and across …

The project environment

Enterprise environmental factors - EEF Organizational culture Organizational structure (functional, matrix, projectized, composite)Distribution of facilities and resources Resource availability (manpower, machine, material) Labor lawsPolitical climate Environmental laws Salary structures Transportation facilities Information systems National holidays Work culture Climatic conditions (Weather conditions) Waste disposal norms Trade unions etc.. Can be internal or external to the organization. …

PMBOK structure and Project Success Measures

Projects Projects are temporary endeavors (have specific start and end dates), delivering unique products or services. Project and development life cycles The series of phases a project passes through from it's start to it's completion is termed as 'Project life cycle' . The phases can be sequential or iterative. Within the project life cycle, there …

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Applying Earned Value Management successfully

Applying-Earned-Value-Management-successfully - WorkAsOne ­ When is Earned Value Management (EVM) applicable? We say: in every single construction project. We are not the only ones who think so. Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), being more function and detail-oriented, addresses this at length in their Recommended Practices. AACE defines two key concepts in EVM: …

Agile nirvana – An iterative and incremental list

Everybody wants true peace (nirvana) and very few achieves it. In I.T, majority wants to go for agile, and they take a plunge, but very few reaps the real benefits of agile. They are quite satisfied with the benefits the ceremonies like daily stand ups, planning meeting etc, without really dwelling into the benefits of …

Portfolio, Program, Projects harmony

What is a project? Projects are temporary endeavors  Produces unique products or services as output Projects are temporary in nature. That means, every project has a definite start date and end date. After the completion of the project, the team is dispersed. Projects deliver Unique products or services as an output. Developing a new online …