Construction Management Vs Project Management

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    • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Define

The management and control of the construction phase of a project.

Purpose

Ensure all aspects of construction are executed for the owner, safely, on time, on budget and conforming to all standards and guidelines.

Typical Responsibilities

Quality assurance/quality control. Environmental, Health, and Safety. Cost management. Schedule analysis. Document control. Change management. Contract compliance. Claims avoidance. Inspections.

Relationship with Owner can vary

  • Agency CM:
  • Professional services on behalf of the Owner.
  • Contract is with the Owner or the PM.
  • Contractors have contracts with the Owner.
  • Reports to the Owner or the PM.
    • CM-at-Risk
    • Responsible for performing the work.
    • Contract is with the Owner or the PM.
    • Subs contractors have contracts with the CM.
    • Reports to the Owner or the PM.

    Management Focus

    • All aspects of construction – schedule and budget
    • Systems to maintain safety and quality
    • Interfaces with design: constructability
    • Change management

    Stakeholder Engagement

    • Owner and internal.
    • Outside agencies for permitting.

    Impact

    • Aim is to deliver the project.
    • Minimal long-term impacts outside the project.

    Risk

    • Typically known.
    • Quantifiable.
    • Established mechanisms to mitigate.

      • PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    Define

    The management and control of a single project during all phases of development.

    Purpose

    Ensure all aspects of project delivery are executed for the owner, safely, on time, on budget and conforming to all standards and guidelines. This includes design, construction, procurement, and closeout/turnover.

    Typical Responsibilities

  • Track/monitor project schedule, funding/cost and budget
  • Packaging and sequencing of contracts
  • Contracts interface review
  • A/E selection
  • Contractor pre-qualification
  • Design and constructability review
  • Value Engineering, permitting/compliance
  • Contract submittal review
  • Scope creep review
  • Management Focus

    • Understand the entire delivery cycle.
    • Maintain interface across all processes.
    • Cost and Schedule become key drivers.

    Stakeholder Engagement

    • The Owner is principalstakeholders.
    • Competing and interfacing projects.
    • External agencies.

    Impact

    • Deliver the project at best value to the Owner.

    Risk

    • Typically known.
    • Quantifiable.
    • Risks expand to include design and handover/operations and maintenance.


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