Implementing The Methods Of Project Management

1747 Words Apr 11th, 2016 7 Pages
Proposal of research

Evaluate implementing the methods of project management (PM) in Saudi Arabia

Contents page

1- INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………

2- Background…………………………………………………...

3- Aims………………………………………………………………………...

4- Objectives………………………………………………………………...

5- Methodology of the research…………………………………...
6- Methods- secondary and primary……………………………....

7- Expected results……………………………………………………...

8- Plan of work……………………………………………………………..

9 - Limitations……………………………………………………………...

10 - Research Ethics ……………………………………………………………...

11 - Bibliography…………………………………………………………….

Introduction
This aims of this research proposal is to provide a wide-ranging account on the methods of project management in Saudi
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Mitra and Tan, (2012) observed that, within less than a decade (2000-2007), Saudi Arabia non-oil sector percentage of real GDP raised from 65% to 68%. Such an increase is mainly due to mega construction projects such as the seven strategic cities amongst which are the Medina Knowledge Economic City and King Abdullah Economic City for almost US$168 billion. Two main comments might be done regarding these projects. First, it is through the injection of significant amounts of capital from oil-exporting income, and secondly, real challenges appeared impeding the completion of big projects on time and the viability of the projects due to budget limits. Whereas private construction firms are attracted by the liquidity in the market, leading to a fierce competition at the domestic market level by several governments’ related companies. The local construction industry is therefore constrained to review its strategy by upgrading its low skilled workforce intensive projects to expert and refined construction projects.
While on one hand, the Project Management Institute (2008) views project management as “the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements”, Altahtooh (2013) cited in Barnes (1990) defines it as the identification and implementation of beneficial change, a way of processing adequately a
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