Project Management

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Week 2 Discussion Question

In working out your responses to the Discussion Question, you should choose examples from your own experience or find appropriate cases on the Web that you can discuss. Credit will be given for references you make to relevant examples from real companies. Please make sure that you cite and reference all your outside sources properly, as per the Harvard Referencing System.
You are the project manager on a project to construct a flyover in the city to ease traffic congestion. Flyover construction should cause minimum disruption to the traffic until it is complete. Ensuring safety of the commuters and workers at the site is the responsibility of your company. The date of completion of the project is six months
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Soil preparation and foundation 2. Preparation of steel work and installation 3. Supply and installation of precast concrete 4. Road leveling and tar bedding 5. Bridge Lighting , motor and generators installed 6. Footpath and Parapet wall | Justintime Road construction companyStructural steel EngineersConcrete cast consultantsProcurement team Electrical engineersMechanical engineersCivil engineersSite supervisorsUnskilled labourHeavy equipment | D | 1. Flyover cleanup 2. Flyover finishing using asphalt 3. Flyover painting | Justintime Road construction company | E | 1. Flyover trial 2. Result feedback | Roadworks Quality Assurance consultants | F | 1. Place traffic signs to show entry and exit | Traffic Management consultants. |

The resources identified above from the activities can be grouped into broad groups namely;

Human resource plan
Human resources will consist of skilled and unskilled personnel. The project team made up of the project manager, representative team from the project owner, team from the construction company and the sub contractors
Heavy Equipment; Crane, bulldozer, cement mixer, roller supplied by construction company
Materials; sand cement, bricks, steel rods, metal sheets, tar, etc
The project is under a very tight schedule and huge importance is placed upon selecting a project that will deliver on time, thus the experience and performance record, type of projects handled are basis of
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