Design And Deployment Of Formal Processes Encompassing Material Management

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TERM PAPER THE DESIGN AND DEPLOYMENT OF FORMAL PROCESSES ENCOMPASSING MATERIAL MANAGEMENT AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES OF THE CII BEST PRACTICES AIDING THE GROWTH OF A SMALL PRIVATE CONTRACTOR Course: 5300 - Best Practices (Topics in Civil Engineering) Supervising Professor: Dr. Mohammad Najafi, P.E. Prepared & Submitted by: Group 25 HarshaVardhan Reddy GuduruPenusila[1001086544] VenkatKalyanVarmaPenmetsa[1001052280] University of Texas – Arlington Department of Construction Engineering and Management November 04, 2014 ABSTRACT The Construction Industry Institute, based at The University of Texas at Austin, is a consortium of more than 130 leading owner, engineering-contractor, and supplier firms from both the…show more content…
The owner of the company wants to grow the company rapidly but knows that without formal processes and systems in place, the likelihood of losing control of projects is high. In order to support the contractor, we would like to address the design and deployment of formal processes encompassing two (2) of the CII practices i.e. Materials Management and Change Management. We have stated the processes and procedures to be used by the contractor in order to gain the control of his projects, pertaining to material management and change management. By implementing the procedures of materials management, he will be able to improve cash flow, reduce bulk supplies, improve supplier performance, improve craft labor productivity, reduce risk etc. and by implementing the procedures of change management, he will notice a minimum number of changes on future projects, enables anticipation of project changes and corrective actions that proven to be effective, increases project safety, job quality and team inter-phase relationships, reduces cost and schedule etc. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT……………………………………………………………………………………. 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS……………………………………………………………………… 3 CHAPTER PAGE 1. INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………..……...... 4 2. LITERATURE REVIEW………………………………………………………………. 6 3.
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