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Managing a Key Industry

  Aug 5, 2011

The Construction industry in Kenya has seen tremendous growth from architectural design to engineering and even building. The construction and reconstruction of roads and both commercial and residential properties poise as indicators of this growth. Driven by emerging markets in construction such as China, the rapid growth in the Kenyan construction industry saw it emerge as the top performing sector in Kenya in the first quarter of 2011, according to the Quartely Economic Performance Report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Due to its strategic nature, there is need for the provision of information on the construction industry. Strathmore Business School provided stakeholders in the construction industry with skills and knowledge that incorporated the entrepreneurial process in the construction management during the Construction Management Program that ran from 1st – 4th August 2011.

The participants were provided theoretical foundations on Monitoring controls tools for Project Management, Opportunities and Risks, The Planning Phase: Consultant team and Design Contracts, Economic thinking in Project Management, The Bottom Line, Design and Contract Review, Financial Planning, Designing for LEED Green Building Certification, Cost Monitoring, Negotiations, Quality Control and How to Put Together the Project Dream Team.

The program also facilitated real-life implementation examples drawn from the faculty’s experience during a panel discussion comprising of Raul Figueroa – course leader, Roberto Lopez-Rivera, Amarjit Virdi and Tim Kipchumba.

About Construction Project Management

This seminar is geared to help you incorporate the entrepreneurial process to your Construction Management activities to achieve profitable success. It focuses on the aspects that have the most impact on a project’s success from conceptual design to commissioning and is designed to provide the skills and knowledge that will help you get more done.

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