Changing Trends in Construction Project Management a Review from the History to Present Day Construction Project Management Practices
International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 10(3), 2019, pp. 288-293
6 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2019
Date Written: March 2019
Construction of building and infrastructure development is a part of great civilizations throughout the different time of development. The great examples of buildings such as great pyramid, Great Wall of China and many more ancient structures of historical importance, all are examples of marvellous Architecture. The basic part of completion of these buildings are design, execution and closure. Design is the foremost and important whereas the execution is the most important in order to complete the project in timely manner and with quality. There is certainly some excellent quality and construction management methodology was adopted during those time and someone is present there to manage the resources and time scheduling. In present time there are various mathematical tools and techniques are being used such as Bar chart, CPM, PERT etc. in construction project management to handle the construction projects. Various standalone and web-based packages are also in practice to handle the multi-tasking and complex construction environment. This paper aims to explore the start of management tools and techniques in historical era to present day time, when we are handling very complex construction practices.
Keywords: Construction project management, CPM, PERT, Bar Chart, Computer Software
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