There are quite a number of factors that are mandatory, these are numerous preparatory tasks that need to be completed before you start a project. from sorting out Government legal requirements, Understanding stakeholder requirements, considering risk and insurance , to estimating your build costs and organizing site surveys.
Timely completion of tasks (that will make up the entire project) will not only give you peace of mind throughout the project, but will also prove instrumental in ensuring your project runs smoothly and is completed on time and on budget.
Below are some of the mandatory essentials you must sort out early:
- GET COST: BASED ON YOUR REQUIREMENT OR PROJECT DESIGNED PLAN.
The chances of going above budget is quite high if an estimate is not built, monitored and controlled with respect to established baselines. The service of a Quantity Surveyor to carry out a full bespoke report (with recommendations on where to save or potential alternatives) will be helpful (for building project)
2. PLAN EXECUTION/ PLAN STRATEGY.
At this phase you are not doing the work. You are actually putting together essential action (only the work required) plan to be taken to complete the project.
3. PLAN RESOURCES AND EXPERTS YOU WILL NEED
This should be both human and material resources required to complete the project. Tasks and work packages all rolled up to make the final deliverable, service or result.
4. Develop control plan. Baselines to be established, this will guide you as the project progresses.