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Construction DefinitionThe function responsible for the completion of all of the activities in the Construction Phase. A number of other functions will act in a supportive role.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/construction 2/15/2016 10:40:20 PM
Planning DefinitionThe work a manager performs to predetermine a course of action. The function of planning includes the following activities: Forecasting, Objective Setting, Program Development, Scheduling, Budgeting, and Policies and Procedures Development.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/planning 2/5/2016 12:32:00 AM
Commissioning Startup DefinitionThe function responsible for the completion of all of the activities in the Commission Startup Phase. The Owner, the Contractor or a third party may provide the service. Multiple other functions will act in a supportive role.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/commissioning-startup 2/15/2016 10:40:33 PM
Knowledge Area DefinitionProject Management is the process and activity of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals (products, services, etc.). The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-program-management 2/15/2016 10:21:33 PM
Lack of defined scope, significant project complexity and risk, owner and contractor staffing considerations, and schedule pressures often compel owners to consider reimbursable contracting methods for their projects. Owners face a steep learning curve when they first employ r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-260 2/7/2016 6:16:57 AM
Almost every project requires some level of field design support during execution. This research examines the results of utilizing increased on-site design instead of remote or home office based design, and presents conclusive evidence that performing design activities on-site...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-163 2/7/2016 6:13:01 AM
As the number and size of mega-projects continue to increase across all sectors of the capital projects industry, one fact stands out: they tend to underperform more often than not whether because they fail to keep within their approved budgets, follow their approved schedules...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-315 2/7/2016 6:18:44 AM
Knowledge Area DefinitionProject Controls is a process that encompasses the resources, procedures, and tools for the planning, monitoring, and controlling of all phases of the capital project lifecycle. This includes estimating, cost and schedule management, risk management, c...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-controls 2/15/2016 10:22:34 PM
Project Controls DefinitionThe function responsible for supporting Project Management in a number of activities including planning, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, forecasting, and performance measurement, evaluation and correction. The functions activities span across all...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/project-controls 2/15/2016 10:39:48 PM
Although the procedures and implementation guidelines for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) have been well defined by previous research, the industry still recognizes an issue with deploying AWP: a gap exists between the Engineering and Construction disciplines. This gap has espec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-TC-01 3/15/2019 4:28:30 PM
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