What is a project?

The definition of a construction project is varied, and can mean different things to different people on a range of projects – but we will try to establish a definition to try and clarify what is meant.

One good description, albeit from a rather unexpected source, is provided by the US Government’s census information: Definitions of Construction.

Read the first page before moving on to the task related to this article.

Your task

Produce your own definition of what you understand by the term ‘construction project’ and post it in the comments.

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Procurement Strategies and Tendering

Coventry University