4 Project Management Software for Construction Businesses

Project management is at the heart of what makes a construction project flow. While it deals with the technical sides of budgeting and execution, it also requires a human component, where project managers have to work with the individual needs of the builders, stakeholders, and the community. Whether it is a completely new development, renovation of an existing building or a new fit out, project managers need to have the expertise to deliver and excel for the client to ensure the contract will be completed on time, on budget and exceeding the client’s expectations.…

Project Management in the Construction Industry

It is widely regarded that the construction industry is for the first time since economic downturn, experiencing a sustained period of growth. However, despite this optimistic outlook, many companies are still finding it difficult to remain competitive and ultimately successful. Margins are tighter than ever with everyone from suppliers to contract workers looking to squeeze the most profit from each project/new build, while still not experiencing the success they once had. In this article we look at some of the current challenges project managers and senior management within the construction industry face every day.…

5 Tips for New Project Managers

Moving into a project manager position can be an exciting step forward, with new opportunities to show your superiors your talent and worth. However, being a project manager comes with a lot of responsibilities, and it’s important to keep a clear head and address issues and problems as efficiently and effectively as possible. Read on to find out some tips and skills that will keep your head above water. Be Proactive Before embarking on a new project, examine it from all angles, making sure to note any potential difficulties that may come up.…

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Project Management

Here’s a case for you: Today seems like a normal working day for you. Suddenly, one of your bosses handed out the responsibility for you to manage a marketing project. Or, here’s another case for you: You are a small business owner who needs to work on your first major project from an important client. Whichever your case is, whenever you are facing similar challenge, you might feel in doubt; you might be not sure whether you can take on such responsibility.…