THE IMPACT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT (A CASE STUDY OF IBADAN METROPOLIS)

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ABSTRACT

            The need for the Nigerian construction industry to move away from the traditional forms of project procurement and embrace project management services cannot be over emphasized.

            This is as a result of the importance of capital projects to the development of a young nation.

            This study investigated the impact of project management services on building construction project.

            The study is a survey which utilizes cross-sectional design. In all 46 survey questionnaires were administered to construction stakeholders randomly selected in the Ibadan metropolis.

            Descriptive statistics was used for the analysis of data for the study. Result of the study revealed that there is no significant different in the perception of the construction professionals and other stakeholders about the impact of management services at the inception, design, tendering, construction and commissioning phases of construction project development.

            Key words: Impact, project management and construction management.

CHAPTER FOUR

4.1       DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS

            This chapter look into the result collected through the questionnaire for the presentation of data and also summaries the result of research work in order to achieve the aim of the study.  The data collected were respondents on the impact of project management services on building construction project. The presentation of data utilizes the tabular form of presentation.

4.2       DATA PRESENTATION

            The survey form of questionnaire were administered to a randomly selected project stakeholders (i.e. clients, project mangers, construction project financiers or sponsors, construction professionals, users of construction products, public authorities and agencies in Ibadan metropolis). A total number of forty-six (46) questionnaires were distributed and thirty-three (33) complete questionnaire (representing about 72% responses) were retrieved, hence, the sample size for the study is 33 respondents.

4.3       RESULT

Table 4.1:        Nature of respondents

Nature Frequency Percentage
Client 5 15.15
Project manager 3 9.05
Architect 5 15.15
Urban and regional planner 1 3.03
Quantity surveyor 5 15.15
Estate surveyor/valuer 1 3.03
Builder 5 15.15
Public authority/agency 1 3.03
Engineer 5 15.15
Project financier/sponsor 1 3.03
User of construction product 1 3.03
Total 33 100

 Source: Researcher’s survey work

Table 4.2

Professional qualification

  Professional qualification Frequency Percentage
1 MNIQS 7 21.21
2 QRBN 6 18.18
3 COREN 8 24.24
4 MNIA 7 21.21
5 Other 6 18.18
  Total 33 100

Source: Researcher’s survey work

Table 4.3

Academic qualification

Academic qualification Frequency Percentage
OND 4 12.12
HND 6 18.18
B.SC/B. Tech 8 24.24
M.sc 4 12.12
PhD 5 18.18
Others 5 15.15
Total 33 100

Source: Researcher’s survey work

 Table 4.4       

Years of relevant work

Year of relevant work experience Frequency Percentage
0-5 years 6 18.18
6-10 years 7 21.21
11-15 years 8 24.24
16-20 years 6 18.18
21 years and above 7 21.21
Total 33 100

Source: Researcher’s survey

            From the table 4.1 to 4.4 above, the results showed that 75% of the respondents are construction professional, 15% are clients, while the rest are users if construction products, project financiers/sponsors and public authorities/agencies. All the respondents are stake holders in the building construction industry whose views and opinions matter in the study.

            The professional qualification responses from the respondents are MNIQS 21.21%, QRBN 18.18%, COREN 24.24%, MNIQS 21.21% other 18.18% respectively.

            From the table, respondents with OND 12.12%, HND 18.18%, B.sc/B. Tech 24.24%, Msc 12.12% PhD 18.28%, others a15.15% respectively.

            The year of relevant working experiences able show that 0-5 ears 18-18%, 6-10 years 21.21%, 11-15 years 24.24%, 16-20 years 18.18%, and 21 and above 21.21% respectively.

THE IMPACT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT (A CASE STUDY OF IBADAN METROPOLIS)