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What is the goal of construction project?

to build something

2

What differentiates the construction industry from other industries?

its projects are large, built on-site, and
generally unique.

3

examples
of the kinds of resources that are consumed by the project.

Time, money, labor, equipment, and, materials

4

Is the overall planning, coordination, and
control of a project from beginning to
completion

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
MANAGEMENT

5

Aims at meeting a client’s
requirement in order to produce a
functionally and financially viable
project

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
MANAGEMENT

6

THE PROJECT SCOPE AND GOALS

Project Goal Setting
Getting your goal straight
Writing a goal statement
Project scope
Breaking Your Project into Phases

7

These are tangible products, services, or results that you’ll produce
during your project.

Deliverables:

8

In addition to the project end date, do you have to meet other _________
along the way?

Key Dates:

9

Knowing your __________ gives your team something specific to
aim for and helps you create the last phase of your project.

Completion Criteria:

10

Knowing what you ______ from your team, management, and
yourself can help you identify some tasks.

Expect

11

Identifying _______ areas can help you build in some
checks and balances to help avoid or minimize them.

potential problem/Potential Risks:

12

THE PROJECT LIFE CYCLE

drawing...

13

PRECONSTRUCTION PHASE

Conceptual design:
Schematic design:
Design development:
Contract documents:

14

Very important for the owner.
-The owner must gather as much information as possible about the
project.
-The most important decision is to proceed with the project or not.

Conceptual design:

15

During this phase, the project team investigates alternate design
solutions, materials and systems.
-Completion of this stage represents about 30% of the design
completion for the project.

Schematic design:

16

Designing the main systems and components of the project.
-This stage takes the project from 30% design to 60% design.

Design development:

17

-Final preparation of the documents necessary for the bid package
such as the drawings, specifications, general conditions, and bill of
quantities.
-All documents need to be closely reviewed
-A detailed and complete cost estimate for the project can be done.

Contract documents:

18

The project formally transits from design into construction.
-This stage begins with a public advertisement for all interested bidders
or an invitation for specific bidders.
- It is very important stage to select highly qualified contractors. It is
not wise to select the under-bid contractors.

PROCUREMENT PHASE

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The actual physical construction of the project stage.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

20

-It is the time where the bulk of the owner’s funds will be spent.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

21

-The consultant will be deployed for contract administration and
construction supervision.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

22

Changes during construction may hinder the progress of the
project.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

23

Transition from design and construction to the actual use of the
constructed facility

CLOSEOUT PHASE

24

In this stage, the management team must provide documentation, shop
drawings, as-built drawings, and operation manuals to the owner
organization.

CLOSEOUT PHASE

25

-The as-built drawings are the original contract drawings adjusted to
reflect all the changes that occurred.

CLOSEOUT PHASE

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includes houses and high-rise apartments

RESIDENTIAL HOUSING CONSTRUCTION

27

schools and universities
•medical centers and hospitals
•sports facilities
•shopping centers
•warehouses and light manufacturing plants
•skyscrapers for offices and hotels

INSTITUTIONAL AND COMMERCIAL
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

28

Because of the relative ease of entry, many new builders are
attracted to the residential housing construction. Hence, this
market is _______.

highly competitive.

29

Because of the higher costs and
greater sophistication of institutional
and commercial buildings in comparison
with residential housing, this market
segment is shared by ______

fewer
competitors.

30

•oil refineries
•steel mills
•chemical processing
plants
•coal-fired power plants
•nuclear power plants

SPECIALIZED INDUSTRIAL
CONSTRUCTION