How to Convert a Capital Construction Project Cost Estimate into a Budget that can be Monitored, Evaluated, and Reported at the Required CBS Levels

One of the top great challenges that face project owners as well as contractors is how to convert their approved cost estimates into budgets that can be monitored, evaluated, and reported at the required cost breakdown structure (CBS) levels. For a project owner, there are different budget versions that derive Read more…

Can Machines be Trained to Learn How to Detect Fraud Transactions on Capital Construction Projects?

The tendency to commit fraud is very much part of every business and capital construction projects are no different. Actually, there are more chances to commit fraud on a project than operational frauds where usually corporate policies and procedures are well enforced and internal or external audit is an ongoing Read more…

How to Enforce the Culture of “100% Committed to Achieve” in Managing the Contractor’s Contract Price on Capital Construction Projects?

For an EPC contractor, general contractor, subcontractor and other types of vendors who have been awarded lump-sum turnkey (LSTK) contracts, ensuring the actual direct and indirect costs incurred during the project execution do not exceed the final awarded contract price is a must requirement. One of the possible methods to Read more…