Raymond Nkado MBA PhD PrQS PMAQS MRICS Pr.CPM MCIOB President: SACPCMP Director: QualConsul QS Honorary Professor: University of the Witwatersrand ROLE OF SACPCMP IN DEVELOPING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Overview of SACPCMP A statutory body established in terms of section(2) of the Project and Construction Management Act, 2000 (Act No. 48 of 2000) Council is made up of 10 members 6 from the Project and Construction Management fraternity, 2 from Government and 2 Public representatives
Categories of Registration Professional Construction Manager Professional Construction Project Manager Candidate Construction Manager Candidate Construction Project Manager Professional Construction Mentor Construction Mentor Other categories prescribed by the council
Definition of Construction PM The management of projects within the built environment from conception to completion, including the management of related professional services. The Construction Project Manager is the one point of responsibility in this regard.
Definition of Construction Management The management of the physical construction process within the built environment and includes the co- ordination, administration and management of resources. The Construction Manager is the one point of responsibility in this regard.
Further Definition Construction management is a professional field that focuses on each part of the construction process of any built environment. Construction management typically encompasses commercial building sites or multi-unit residential sites. Construction management of the site may be maintained by a general contractor or a separate entity, and the construction management personnel or firm answers to the [client] developer and is responsible for overseeing every aspect of the project from start to finishgeneral contractorpersonnel www.wisegeek.com
SACPCMP Contribution Competency certification for registered persons in Construction project management Construction management Construction mentor Recognition and certification of continuing professional development (CPD) Upstream input into education of professionals through mandatory accreditation of tertiary academic programmes Intended partnerships with practices to achieve effective mentoring of candidates prior to registration Student Chapter initiative to grow interest in professions
SACPCMP Contribution Recognise new areas of expertise such as sustainability in construction in assessments for registration and CPD accreditation Sponsor research and scholarship / bursaries with the support of VAs to enhance academic and research excellence and promote transformation Fulfil the mandate of protecting the public from resource wastage and incompetence through implementation of the code of conduct for practitioners and effective disciplinary procedure
Opportunities for construction industry (Ofori) Address image as offering dirty, demanding and dangerous, low-paying, precarious jobs Interest of clients, end purchasers, users in performance of buildings will raise performance in industry Stiffer competition from green building wave will lead to innovation Market pressure will lead to professionalism in industry Firms, practitioners will have greater social responsibility New, greater, challenging, business opportunities
CONSISTENTLY SUCCESSFUL DELIVERY EXPERIENCE STRONG LOCAL / GLOBAL ECONOMY LONELY PLANET IDEAL WORLD DANGER ZONE SURVIVOR ZONE TO FROM FAILED DELIVERY EXPERIENCE LOCAL / GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELT-DOWN POSSIBLE FUTURE SCENARIO FOR SACPCMP
Conclusion Innovativeness Ethics Competency / Expertise are required to meet present and future capital investment needs in the SA economy Glamorising CM (CPM appears to have an edge) SACPCMP contribution must be part of collaborative input with other key stakeholders
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