How to successfully manage your mega-project 

Construction “mega-projects” live up to their status in many ways, including mega-size, mega-cost, mega-complexity, and mega-risk. When things go awry, mega cost overruns and mega-delays can also occur.

Effective management of mega-projects relies on three key concepts:


  • Early planning and organizing
  • Stakeholder communication and project controls integration
  • Continuous improvement

Part I: Early planning and organizing for success

Part I: Early planning and organizing for success

Part I presents the organizational leading practices for early planning and organizing of construction mega-projects. It covers team assignment, delivery strategy, estimating, risk management, buy-in from leadership, policies and procedures, assigning roles, and conducting effective meetings.

Part II: Stakeholder communication and project controls integration

Part II: Stakeholder communication and project controls integration

Part II conveys the organizational best practices for effective stakeholder communication and project controls integration of mega-projects. It also highlights communication planning, systems and controls, work structure, scheduling, scope changes, risk, reporting, and “sticking to the plan” for the success of mega-project.

Part III: Continuously improve your chances for project success

Part III: Continuously improve your chances for project success

Part III conveys the organizational best practices for continuously improving your chances of mega-project success, including self-assessments, performance appraisals, new processes, operational readiness and technology resources, and incorporating lessons learned.

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