Since each construction project will present its own unique set of conditions and circumstances, construction managers must understand their role in the risk management process. In this video, explore these roles and the challenges presented throughout the life cycle of a construction project.
- When I use the term Construction Management Professional … in this course, I am speaking broadly … of anyone in the construction industry … that manages some phase, some aspect … of the construction process. … That could be estimating, pre-construction, … scheduling, overall project management, … safety, or management of trade labor. … No matter what the individual role, … everyone that is a construction management professional … has a part to play in the risk management process. … That's important to understand, … especially when we define risk … as anything that exposes us to a loss. … It's also important to be aware that there are … other professionals involved in the project that are … also responsible for different aspects of managing risk, … even our accountants and our attorneys. … With all the different aspects … and components and companies … and the complexity involved … in actually taking a project from concept … through build-out and then on to handoff … it's important to recognize that different professionals …
- Defining risk
- Identifying the role of the construction manager
- Analyzing risk
- Controlling risk
- Managing challenges: scope, safety, communication, and more