The Sydney Opera House Construction: A Case of Project Cost Management Failure

Dear All SBEQ2322 Cost Planning & Control students.

PROJECT 1: SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

The Sydney Opera House is one of the best-known iconic buildings, recognized around the world as a global symbol of Australia. The Danish architect Jørn Utzon won the architecture competition set out by the New South Wales government for the new building in 1957, and the construction started in 1959. The project was originally scheduled for four years, with a budget of AUS $7 million. It ended up taking 14 years to be completed and cost AUS $102 million.

Link for full article

http://www.eoi.es/blogs/cristinagarcia-ochoa/2012/01/14/the-sidney-opera-house-construction-a-case-of-project-management-failure/

Please give your comments and feedback on this construction cost issues.

 

PROJECT 2: LONDON OLYMPIC STADIUM

 

PROJECT 3: KLIA 2 LOW COST TERMINAL

 

PROJECT 4: SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT HOUSE

SBEQ2322 Cost Planning & Control Sem II 201718 – Class Attendance

Welcome Back to FEB UTM to All Students Please do visit the link below: SBEQ2322 ATTENDANCE LIST SEMESTER II 2017/2018 https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d-BrT83pbOdeuIpIk_576_zR4t11u3-mKAC6Ef5qOUU/edit#gid=889525201 Best … [Continue reading]

Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) Journal has been listed in the SSCI & SCIE of Clarivate Analytics

Dear All Researchers and Postgraduate Students I am delighted to inform you that Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) Journal has been listed in the SSCI & SCIE of Clarivate Analytics. Congratulations to Professor … [Continue reading]

Seminar Hak-Hak Kontraktor Dalam Kontrak Pembinaan – Grand Blue Wave Hotel, Shah Alam Selangor

Seminar Hak-Hak Kontraktor Dalam Kontrak Pembinaan - Grand Blue Wave Hotel, Shah Alam Selangor dianjurkan oleh ABM Wilayah Selatan. Objektif utama seminar adalah untuk memberi pendedahan kepada kontraktor tentang hak-hak yang … [Continue reading]

Material Conversion Table untuk Sahabat Kontraktor di Kuching Sarawak

Perkongsian ilmu QS dengan sahabat sahabat kontraktor di Hotel Imperial Kuching Sarawak pada 11-13 Oktober 2016 anjuran Pejabat Setiausaha Kewangan Negeri Sarawak. Moga nota tambahan ini dapat meningkatkan ketepatan dalam anggaran kos untuk … [Continue reading]

FBE researchers won 1 gold and 1 silver medal in INATEX 2016

Two FBE researchers won two medals at Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX) 2016 held from 4th October till 6th October 2016 in UTM, Skudai, Johor Bahru Malaysia. INATEX is an annual event organised by UTM to promote the latest … [Continue reading]

Sr. Dr. Sarajul Fikri Mohamed Won Gold Medal Award at the IUCEL 2016

Sr. Dr. Sarajul Fikri Mohamed from the Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has won GOLD medal award at the International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL 2016) held on 20 and 21 … [Continue reading]

Project Estimating & Tendering for M&E Engineers @ Jakarta Indonesia

SYNOPSIS Project estimating techniques and cost control is an essential project management technique that can be utilized to improve project performance. It is one of the knowledge areas as per PMBOK guideline. This course is designed to give an … [Continue reading]

Advance E Learning Training at UTMLEAD

Advance E Learning Training at UTMLEAD. This course was conducted by PM Hanizam Sulaiman and PM Mohd Khalid.   … [Continue reading]

QSIC 2016 @ Sunway Putra Hotel

QSIC 2016 was held at Sunway Putra Hotel on 24-25 August 2016. 600 participants and was officiated by Minister of Works Malaysia. Well done QS Department team!!!   … [Continue reading]