Construction Management is defined as the overall planning, coordination and control of a construction project from inception through completion. The goal of Construction Management is to exceed your client's program requirements in order to produce a functionally and financially feasible project.
The role of a Construction Manager has evolved from purely constructing a project based on architectural, engineering drawings and specifications prepared by architects and engineers to being an intricate member of the building process. A Construction Manager must be well versed in specifying project goals and objectives, including delineation in the scope of work, budgeting, bidding, scheduling, setting performance requirements and qualifying and ultimately selecting the project team. It is essential that the Construction Manager maximize the projects resource efficiency through procurement of labor, materials and equipment. Management and control of planning, design, estimating, subcontracting and construction defines the Construction Manager's role. The Construction Manager's key role has evolved into being an extremely effective and efficient communicator along with developing fair and equitable mechanisms for resolving conflicts and disputes.
The Construction Manager must define the goals, objectives and responsibilities of the project management team while organizing and implementing project controls and schedules. Additionally personnel roles and responsibilities must be defined and communication platforms and protocols implemented while not impacting the overall design intent and construction objectives.