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Tendering in engineering and associated fields

By: Basil Mugwagwa – HVAC specialist at Aspen Pharmacare

We take a look at the nitty-gritty of tender processes

Tendering is the process of making an offer, bid or proposal, or expressing interest in response to an invitation or request for tender. It can also be defined as making a formal written offer to carry out work, supply goods or buy land, shares or another asset for a stated fixed price, usually within a finite period of time. The tendering process is generally utilised for procurements or contracts involving substantial amounts of money. In this article we take a more contractor-centric approach to the tendering process.

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Project management – a practical guide (Part 2)

By: Basil Mugwagwa – HVAC specialist at Aspen Pharmacare

Project management principles discussed in the previous articles may only make complete sense if put to the test in real life situations

In this article we continue discussing some of the practical challenges faced in managing projects. The main objective of practical project management is to keep it simple and not bog down an individual or organisation in prohibitory labour-intensive processes. The overall aim is to have leaner manageable processes without taking shortcuts that will compromise the end product. Read part 1 of this article in the November edition of the RACA Journal.

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Project management – a practical guide

 

By: Basil Mugwagwa – HVAC specialist at Aspen Pharmacare

The proof of the pudding is in the eating the saying goes… likewise project management principles discussed in the previous articles may only make complete sense if put to the test in real life situations

 

In this article, some of the practical challenges faced in managing projects will be discussed. The main objective of practical project management is to keep it simple and not bog down an individual or organisation in prohibitory labour-intensive processes. The overall aim is to have leaner manageable processes without taking shortcuts that will compromise the end product.

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Project management in the HVAC&R industry (Part 3)

By: Basil Mugwagwa - HVAC specialist at Aspen Pharmacare

Often contracting companies do a lot of work without making any money due to lack of project management skills. We continue looking at subsidiary project management plans

 We take a simplified approach to project management basics in HVAC-related industries. What is a project and what processes must be followed to manage it successfully and profitably?

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