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2nd NMMU Construction Management Conference

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Objectives

The Second NMMU Construction Management conference provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners from developed, developing and underdeveloped nations to address fundamental construction management and construction project management issues. The broad objectives of the conference are to:

  • Provide a forum for multi-disciplinary interaction between academics and practitioners;
  • Provide an internationally recognised, accredited conference;
  • Disseminate innovative and cutting edge practices, and
  • Contribute to the construction management and construction project management bodies of knowledge.

The organisers aim to bring together researchers, academics, administrators and practitioners representing educational institutions, government agencies, contracting organisations, consulting enterprises, financial institutions, and other construction related organisations from all over the world.

Conference outcomes

Relative to construction management and construction project management, responses are sought to the following critical questions:

  • What changes would lead to an improvement in performance?
  • How can information technology contribute to improved performance?
  • What are the barriers to change?
  • How can construction management be promoted in the informal construction sector and among SMMEs?
  • How can education, training, and professional development be improved?
  • How can skills better be developed and transferred?
  • How can communication and management difficulties be addressed?
  • How can risk be better recognised, understood and avoided?
  • How can corruption be mitigated?
  • How can ethical behaviour be promoted?
  • How can diversity and inclusivity be promoted?
  • How can the regulatory environment be more effective?
  • How can professional association and registration be promoted?

Organisers / Contact persons - South Africa

  • Academic Program Chair: Prof Winston Shakantu and Dr Fidelis Emuze
  • Technical Program Chair: Prof John Smallwood
 

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