It’s the end of what’s been an unusually hot summer across the UK and the rest of Europe. After taking some well-earned rest, I think that many of us then turn our attention to what feels like the start of the new ‘school term’. That period of reflection and pausing for thought before ploughing [...]
The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) is hosting its 2018 Roundtable Series in Windsor near London and Delft in the Netherlands at the end of June. Kingsfield is delighted to be sponsoring this event for which the topic this year is Project Leadership: The Game Changer in Large Scale Complex Projects. Attendees [...]
As fascinating a subject as critical path analysis is, I wonder just how well the concept translates into real significance during the execution of your project, in other words, just how important is the critical path to those assigned with responsibility for the various work packages? I was fascinated then to read an account [...]
Looking back on our first 6 months of delivering the “Foundations in Commercial Awareness” ECITB approved course we thought it might be useful to share with you some of our key observations arising across all the events so far. #1 Changes are not managed effectively Changes occur in the planned scope of work and [...]
Over the years Kingsfield has been tasked many times to examine and support a contractor’s position towards a client relating to claims made and/or identified changes to a project. The contractor believes, whether a claim or a change, that it has an entitlement to an increase to the contract price and/or an award of [...]
Digital Learning for the International Engineering & Construction Industry – What are the Challenges?
“We know the future is going to be digital. We also know it’s going to be challenging.” This statement was made by Diana Laurillard, a prominent UK educator, with reference to the field of online learning. But many of us will be able to relate to her words as we consider the rapid progression [...]