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  1. Abstract
  2. Introduction
  3. Personnel management and administration
  4. Planning and control measures
  5. Financial planning and management
  6. Technical development
  7. Conclusion
  8. References

The efficient and effective management of a project's operations and activities require clear understanding of the overall strategic objectives of the organization. This paper seeks to demonstrate the significance of facility administration and facility finance management in the transformation process of a construction project.

There is no doubt that the work of a builder is essentially technical, especially in deciding on how particular tasks should be tackled. As such, a construction project must always be tailored along clear vision and understanding of what the project management team is setting out to achieve. However, this is not as easy to implement as it is to plan, especially in such circumstances where project managers enjoy high levels of autonomy.

[...] (2004). The facility manager's guide to finance and budgeting. AMACOM Div American Management Assn. Ghattas, R.G. (2004). Practical project management. Pearson Education Limited. Lock, D. (1993). Project management. Gower. Miller R.W. (1962). to control and plan with PERT?. Harvard Business Review Nokes, [...]

[...] The project manager shoulders the oversight responsibility for the construction project and thus, holds the key to administrative and managerial successes of the construction project. The project manager can only meet the challenges of completing the construction project within the set schedule and projected budget by observing the planning and control limits in addition to directing the activities of the subordinate supervisors, foremen and technical personnel. As such, the facility manager must demonstrate initiative in the daily operational activities of the project by coordinating project priorities, observing strict schedule guidelines cutting costs on both the capital and operational budgets. [...]

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