Documentation and construction supervision of the proposed residential apartments (Dashen heights) on plots 2594 & 2596, Kibuga, Nsambya.
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Construction is a process that involves many stakeholders with diverse interests, talents and backgrounds. The owner, the designer and the Contractor comprise the primary triad of parties, but other vital stakeholders include sub-Contractors, suppliers and financial institutions among others whose interrelated roles must be coordinated to assure a successful project (Banette, 2003). Throughout the project life cycle, from the time the owner first contemplates launching a construction project to the time, many months or years later, when the completed project is ready for use, the tasks carried out by the various stakeholders vary in type and intensity. The success and failure of any project depends upon many factors, the Project Manager is considered to be the key contributor to the success of any project, as well as a guide to the team members to achieve the Client satisfaction (Cost, Time and Quality) (Mahdi & Nicholas, 2009). In addition, the Project Manager's roles, responsibilities and duties have direct impact to the success of the construction projects. This report elaborates the importance of the Project Manager and the effectiveness of Construction Project Management towards successful implementation of construction projects. Construction project management principles discussed in depth include cost, quality control, time and information flow management between the stakeholders. The impact and essence of a healthy financial and cash flow management and how all these contribute to the project implementation. The report discusses the common challenges on a typical construction project and offers solutions and recommendations for successful project management and implementation in Uganda. In order to identify the thoughts and opinion of the construction industry on this particular assertion, a 64 apartment Multi-level residential project is critically selected as the study project for its location, size and the implementation processes. Consequently, therefore, the practices, challenges, and solutions offered in this report relate with a wide range of projects and will therefore benefit the reader.