The Construction Management Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are a thought leadership organization that seek to provide strategic leadership to the advancement and development of the Construction Management profession.
The mission of the Construction Management Foundation is to provide strategic leadership in the advancement of construction management education, research and practice and in creating sustainable, transformed and productive construction industry that enhances value for its clients. Our objective is to drive industry improvement.
The Construction Management Foundation’s core objective is to drive construction industry improvement and we envision a South African construction industry that builds sustainable value for society and its clients. We draw together construction, real estate and infrastructure leaders, academics, professionals and researchers from across the construction sector to identify how to promote solutions to meet the ambition of reducing the cost of delivering construction projects while driving substantial reduction in project duration and achieving the goal of sustainable development in the built environment. We believe in order to achieve these goals of efficiency and sustainability – lean thinking and lean project delivery methods are central. Therefore, lean thinking is a guiding philosophy to our approach in improving the construction sector in South Africa.
Professional codes of conduct have developed to reflect the parameters of normative behaviour within which members of the professions should operate.
There is an increasing emphasis on the importance of innovation for the longterm economic success of businesses. At the same time the construction industry is characterized as being a poor innovator in comparison to other industries.
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The South African Federation for Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC) sponsored the Construction Management Foundation’s annual student essay competition for winning students in their 3rd year from the School of Construction Economics and Management at Wits University to attend their Annual …
The Construction Management Foundation has announced the its young and dynamic executive team. These are mostly youth that work in the construction industry with a passion for industry improvement and particularly the Construction Management profession. They come from various background …