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Developing a tool for project contingency estimation in a large portfolio of construction projects
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014-11)
To enable the management of project-related risk on a portfolio level in an owner organisation, project contingency estimation should be performed consistently and objectively. This article discusses the development of a ...
Exploring the link between ppm implementation and company success in achieving strategic goals : an empirical framework
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2016)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Organisations are constantly under pressure to innovate and grow by successfully executing their business strategies. The ever-increasing rate of change in technology has implications for product lifecycles, ...
A risk and cost management analysis for changes during the construction phase of a project
(South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2016)
In civil construction projects, changes are inevitable, impacting projects in terms of cost, time and quality. It is nevertheless expected of project managers to effectively manage the impacts of project changes, and to ...
Developing a tool for project contingency estimation in Eskom Distribution Western Cape Operating Unit
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Construction projects are risky by nature, with many variables a ecting their outcome. A contingency cost and duration are allocated to the budget and schedule of a project to provide for the possible ...
A case study in project management
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Project Management has already moved beyond the realms of an "orderwinning"- criteria to a "necessary-to-survive"-criteria. Increasingly people are drawn into project management without the correct ...
A risk and cost management model for changes during the construction phase of a civil engineering project
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The construction project environment is dynamic and prone to change. Project change can be defined as any event that alters a project’s original scope, execution time or the cost of the works. Improper ...
Selecting and tailoring design methodologies in form of roadmaps for a specific development project
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation investigates answers to the question: "How does one decide on the approach to implement when planning, managing and executing a development project?". By examining the prescriptive ...
The megaproject sponsor as leader
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2018-11-9)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The importance of the sponsor role, including its contribution to the success or failure of a project, is widely recognised in the project management literature. References to the sponsor’s leadership, ...
An integrated management strategy to reduce time and cost overruns on large projects
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The completion of projects beyond their budgets and scheduled times is one of the biggest problems faced by many infrastructure projects today. Large infrastructure projects are the most affected by these ...
A methodology to assist project-based organisations to utilise and develop project management capability as a strategic asset to increase competitive advantage
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract