Pre-Construction Activities
Prior to actual construction, many important controls should be established:  
operating procedures, project control mechanisms, information systems,
reporting relationships.  These areas include:

  • Implementation of project control organization

  • Establishment of management reporting relationships

  • Definition of contractual terms and conditions

  • Development of cost and scheduling system requirements

  • Implementation of key control systems, including:
  • Engineering change management
  • Work force management
  • Material management
  • Construction support management

  • Assistance in selection of computer hardware/software

  • Definition of site support personnel and equipment requirements

  • Establishment of cost estimating and scheduling guidelines

  • Development of project procedures manual

  • Evaluation and critique of master project schedule