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The importance of Project Governance Framework in project procurement planning

This paper highlights the importance of implementing project governance framework (PGF) to ensure that the decision makers are answerable and accountable to the stakeholders, and the decision making is transparent to avoid any ethical issues arising.
Conference paper

Reducing Variability of Workforce as a Tool to Improve Plan Reliability

Variability of flow is recognized as one of the greatest obstacles to production management. Since the work flow and labour flow are two dominators of work performance, it is important to manage them simultaneously. The objective of this paper is to examine if an increased...
Conference paper

Comparing point-to-point precedence relations and location-based management system in Last Planner System: A housing project of highly repetitive processes case study

A comprehensive production system is needed to enhance the flow operations during the works. In this context, the Last Planner System (LPS) is one of the Lean tools used more often in project management for construction, and in doing so, tries to offset the limitations...
Conference paper

Teaching Lean construction: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru training course in Lean project & construction management

This paper describes the teaching strategies of the Lean Project & Construction Management Training Course, organized by the Civil Engineering Program of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, School of Science and Engineering, with the intention of inspiring other scholars and/or practitioners. It explains the...
Presentation

Integrating ISO 21500 guidance on project management, Lean construction and PMBOK

This paper develops a proposal for the combination of the Standard ISO 21500 Guidance on Project Management and the Project & Construction Management Systems, with emphasis in their integration with the PMBOK and the Lean Construction philosophy. The Project & Construction Management is studied from...
Presentation

Differences in the actual level of defects and the final acceptance protocols of new flats and apartments

Every year in Eastern Europe, especially in Poland, thousands of flats and apartments are ready to move-in. Owners of properties are usually obliged by contract to perform a reception of an apartment from the developer. An execution of this acceptance is governed by contractual arrangements...
Presentation

Improving Construction Processes Using Lean Management Methodologies - Cost Case Study

Construction sector is in general characterized by frequent deadlines delays, budget overruns and problems in maintaining proper quality. To prevent such problems, a common practice is to transfer the management methods used successfully in production industry. Article presents the idea of introducing Lean Management methodologies...
Conference paper

Management of electrical modernization in construction with the comparison between standard and flexible approach in the economic aspects

Modern LED lightning technology has many advantages and many building administrators and owners are considering modernization of lightning system. Modernization can be done in many ways, also using flexible and agile methods. Article describes new approach of flexible management of electrical modernization with comparison to...
Conference paper

Communication protocol for implementation of Target Value Design (TVD) in building projects

One of the main objectives of Lean Construction is the generation of value for all building project stakeholders. Based on this approach, value can be generated by reducing the cost of products or services delivered and/or by improving the performance or satisfaction of participants involved...
Presentation

The effects of BIM and Lean construction on design management practices

Arguably, Design Management can be improved by utilizing new tools and methods introduced by building information modeling (BIM) and lean construction. However, in the projects that use BIM, roles of personnel, design methods and the practice of communication between designers often derive from the era...
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Procedia Engineering

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