Project management Essay

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Assignment brief – QCF BTEC
Assignment front sheet
Unit number and title
Extended Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment
Unit 7 Project Management in Construction and the Built Environment
Learner name Assessor name

Date issued Hand in deadline
Submitted on
8th October 2014 5th November 2014

Assignment title
The Construction Team and Resource Management
In this assessment you will have opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria.
Indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found.

Criteria reference
To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that the learner is able to:

Task no.

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Provide two organisational charts — one that shows the team management and the middle managers, and the other showing the site manager and the trade and craft operatives. Add a written explanation to support the information in these diagrams.

Task 3

This task provides evidence for grading criterion P3. (discuss the resources required to complete a construction project)

SC Construction now wants you to consider the physical and human resources required to undertake the nursery project. Consider each stage that you identified in Task 1.
Make a list to give to your line manager of all the equipment that would be needed to complete each stage of the project. Once your list is complete, discuss the workforce requirements for each stage, in terms of estimated number of personnel and the specific skills needed on site.

Task 4

This task provides evidence for grading criterion M2 (compare the advantages and disadvantages of resource management techniques).

The management team has come under pressure from the client about the progress of the build. It requires some help in dealing with this issue as soon as possible. It has requested a report on the following resource management techniques: critical path analysis (CPA) Gantt charts/ bar charts method study computer-based scheduling work measurement
Produce a report that compares these techniques their usefulness for planning and managing construction projects.