Up to Date Contact List

Keep the central internal project contact list up to date. This should be a company wide database that is frequently updated with the names, positions and roles of each employee …

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Cap the Stakes

Make sure all stakes on a construction site are capped with coloured safety caps. This is probably a requirement in many countries. It obviously reduces the risk of injuries, and …

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Record Your Achievements

Keep a record of all your achievements. List of projects worked on and your role in them. Your position description for that project (may be different to your official job …

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Contacts Organiser (database)

Make sure your company has a good system to record contacts information. This should include: Clients Suppliers Contractors Industry contacts. Everything known about the contact should be able to be …

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Early Change is Best

Change is easier and cheaper to make at the start of a project than later on. The later a change is made on a project, the more expensive it becomes. …

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Make a Projects List

Selling and marketing your company’s projects is important. It builds future business, confidence in your company’s abilities, and pride within the company. So make sure your company hasĀ  a projects …

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Regular Projects Review Meetings

Your company should have regular projects review meetings. This should include all the head project managers, production managers, installation managers, purchasing manager, tender manager, etc. The aim of this meeting …

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Tight Schedules

Bid teams / tender teams often bid for projects that the company can’t do. They will make a schedule that is too tight, or have milestones that are impossible to …

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Risk Activities

Put risk activities in your schedule (plan). Your client is more likely to accept allowances for risk if you can show how it is worked out, how long it is …

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Where Are Those Documents?

Make sure every document you create has the file path and file name in the header or footer. This will mean that all printouts will show where the file was …

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