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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 8, August 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Construction Projects Are Difficult But Not Impossible To Manage

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AUTHOR(S)

Saikat Maiti

 

KEYWORDS

Construction project, Difficulties in construction project, construction project and management, project management, management in construction project.

 

ABSTRACT

A construction project begins with an idea that is born due to a particular wish or need. Once the decision has been made by the owner to transform this idea into a reality, in a sense, the first phase of the project has begun. During this project initiation, the owner gives great consideration to the various parameters of the project, such as, what is actually needed, the work required, and how much financing may be obtained. The decision to build a fundamental backbone to the aim and criteria of the project is not one to be taken lightly, but by the end of this evaluation process the owner should have a clear, but very general vision of the impending project. After this period of analysis, if the project still proves beneficial, the owner may then decide to take the next step and hire design professionals to begin the ‘design phase’ of the project. Upon selection and evaluation procedure of design professionals, the owner has now become the client and the programming stage of the design phase may begin. During this process, the design professional’s primary focus is to ascertain the needs and desires of the client. Programming also involves searching into which codes and regulations will be applicable to the specific project.

 

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