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Presentation from Clive Birch at project management firm Buro Four on delivering successful schools construction projects.

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    • Education now Constructing Schools: Management Top ten tips from experience as a Project Manager and CABE Enabler Clive Birch, Director Buro Four Wed 10 December 2008 Buro Four
    • top ten tips – no. 1 St Matthew Academy, Lewisham
    • top ten tips – no. 1 St Matthew Academy, Lewisham
      • Visit some schools with the architect and services engineer
        • share a common language
        • understand the design before the drawings arrive
    • top ten tips – no. 2 Folkestone Academy, Kent
    • top ten tips – no. 2 Folkestone Academy, Kent
      • Understand what design and construction ingredients make a really good school
        • concepts
        • details
        • materials
    • top ten tips – no. 3 Chafford Hundred School, Thurrock
    • top ten tips – no. 3 Chafford Hundred School, Thurrock
      • Make sure the design and the budget are compatible
        • don’t take the ‘delight’ out of the building by ‘dumbing down’
        • good value engineering preserves ‘delight’ as an essential
        • no chance to put it back later
    • top ten tips – no. 4 Bradford Academy
    • top ten tips – no. 4
      • 4. Really engage with your supply chain
        • collectively
        • at the right time
        • developing real partnerships
        • sharing risk and reward
        • not building contingency on contingency
        • developing component solutions and details
          • to save time
          • more appropriate to the user
      Bradford Academy
    • top ten tips – no. 5 Leigh Academy, Kent
    • top ten tips – no. 5 Leigh Academy, Kent
      • Make programme time and contingency available for operational changes – they will almost certainly occur
        • initiate ‘day in the life’ tests
        • talk to a team that may have built a similar school
        • find out where the traps might be
    • top ten tips – no. 6 Parliament Hill School, Camden
    • top ten tips – no. 6 Parliament Hill School, Camden
      • 6. Build a typical teaching area early in the programme for trialling
        • on site
        • in the old buildings
        • somewhere else
        • trial with pupils and staff
    • top ten tips – no. 7 John Madejski Academy, Reading
    • top ten tips – no. 7
      • Don’t present a fait accompli programme to the project manager
        • open minded
        • collaborative approach
        • could be better for everyone
      John Madejski Academy, Reading
    • top ten tips – no. 8 Peacehaven Community School
    • top ten tips – no. 8 Peacehaven Community School
      • 8. Find a better solution to remedying snags and defects – it will improve your profit
        • going back into an operational school is at least twice as expensive as you might believe
    • top ten tips – no. 9 Chafford Hundred School, Thurrock
    • top ten tips – no. 9 Chafford Hundred School, Thurrock 9. Leave a legacy that you are personally proud of
    • top ten tips – no. 10 Leigh Academy, Kent
    • top ten tips – no. 10 Leigh Academy, Kent
      • Good buildings can encourage good behaviour and outcomes
        • personal behaviour
        • skills, knowledge
        • qualifications
    • top ten tips – no. 11 Peacehaven Community School John Madejski Academy, Reading
    • top ten tips – no. 11 Peacehaven Community School
      • Remember
      • Collaboration + Cooperation + Commitment
      • =
      • Client satisfaction + Improvement + Profit
      John Madejski Academy, Reading
    • Thank you for listening project managers and consultants Clive Birch Director [email_address] London Office: 300 St. John Street London EC1V 4PP t. 020 7833 8663 f. 020 7833 8560 also in manchester, birmingham and leeds www.burofour.co.uk