Posts Tagged ‘Construction Education’

The Construction Manager as an Enterprise Risk Management Solution

Construction is a complex activity. Any task that involves assembling thousands of individual pieces into one functioning form takes skill, intelligence and in some cases a little bit of luck. The practice of successful construction project execution is embedded with inherent risk that comes in many forms: Weather Project Financing Worker Safety Job Site Security…

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Building a Diverse Construction Service Provider Supply Chain

    The construction industry is a major contributor to the United States economy. The industry generates approximately $600 billion in revenue and creates nearly $1 trillion worth of structures each year. Based on current economic projections the construction industry is on a trajectory for sustained and consistent growth, which will provide a broad range of…

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Workforce Development Becomes Major Industry Focus Amid Growing Construction Demand

For every three construction firms in the United States, two report extreme difficulty in finding qualified talent to fill available positions. A recently released Associated General Contractors of America construction industry survey reported that sixty-nine percent of firms are having trouble finding skilled workforce participants. Workforce shortages are being experienced at every level of the…

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Collaboration : The Key to Better Project Outcomes

The planning and execution of a construction project is a complex process with a number of moving part and pieces. In many cases it involves assembling a number of individual components in order to create one harmoniously connected structure or facility. From a human capital perspective a building project involves project participants from the owners…

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DIVERSITY : The Construction Industry Talent Sourcing Solution

One of the biggest problems plaguing the construction industry is a lack of qualified workers capable of meeting current market demand for  labor, management, and supervision.  There have been a number of articles written on the topic and number of surveys administered to investigate the impact that access to qualified workers will have on general…

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Sovereign Construction & Development President Earns PhD

President, Sovereign Construction & Development

Sovereign’s very own Michael Hatcher Ph.D. is currently featured on Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction website as a part of their Graduate School Student Spotlight. Dr.  Hatcher the President of Sovereign Construction and Development, LLC shares with candor his experience at Georgia Tech as a Ph.D. student, and valuable lessons he’s learned during his…

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