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  • Web link Highways Agency Lean Improvement Division An Introduction to the Collaborative Planning System

    The implementation of the Collaborative Planning System promotes hard and soft benefits in design and construction on projects when executed effectively.

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  • Web link Planning and Implementation of Effective Collaboration within Construction

    Online weblink/publication by Loughborough University and Loughborough Innovative Manufacturing and Construction Research Centre. Provides a step by step process for collaborative...

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  • Video Collaborative Planning with Strategic Planning Online

    Strategic planning is at the core of any successful improvement effort. The strategic plan needs define the vision and the way forward, but this vision requires execution, collaboration...

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  • Web link Building Collaborative Relationships Between Organisations & Their Stakeholders

    Companies need to invest time in building collaborative relationships between organisations and their stakeholders. This video illustrates the different stakeholder engagement...

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  • Video Tunbridge Wells Hospital - Collaborative Planning

    The final phase of the new acute Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury has been handed over by Laing O'Rourke on schedule. The project is the first acute hospital in the UK with...

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  • Web link Intellectual property rights in the CIC's BIM Protocol ( legal practice Out-Law)

    This guide was last updated in March 2013. The Construction Industry Council (CIC)'s Protocol on building information modelling (BIM) makes some changes to how intellectual property...

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  • Web link Overcoming compliance challenges: A 5-step path to governance

    There is a doable, five-step approach to achieving and maintaining compliance through proper governance

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  • Web link Unit 10 Construction Materials - Types and Uses

    The purpose of this unit is to provide you with an overview of the most common materials used in building construction

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  • E-learning Module Collaborative Working

    This 1 hour e-Learning module focuses on collaboration, and how working collaboratively can create business efficiencies and open up new business opportunities.

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  • Web link Collaboration with FM Clients using BS11000

    Article in FM World reviewing the experience of FM service providers and their customers in collaborating using BS11000.

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  • Video Hong Kong Express Rail Link

    MTR Corporation, operator of Hong Kong's mass transit rail system, had awarded a joint venture between Laing O'Rourke and Bachy Soletanche a contract for underground tunnelling...

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  • Video Pathways to Employability initiatives

    Key platform connecting businesses and communities around Manchester Airport City

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  • Web link Securing Intellectual Property in Collaborative Environments: a guide

    Paper by Dr Puay Tang & Dr Jordi Molas-Gallart. Published by SPRU University of Sussex. with funding from Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Ministry of Defence....

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  • Document / Presentation Overcoming compliance fatigue

    To meet the significant compliance risks facing businesses, they need to recognize that policies and training are really only a starting point

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  • Tool RICS' Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) Toolkit

    RICS' Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) can assist in any kind of dispute relating to land, property and construction.

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  • Video Collaboration: Will it work in the UK construction industry?

    Ian Cannings introduces us to current thinking on collaboration, in particular the UK Government's approach and the recently published British Standard BS 11000.Ian will propose...

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  • Document / Presentation Client/Contractor Relationships in Managing Health and Safety on Projects

    The HSE wished to explore, when viewed from the supplier's perspective as against that of the client, whether services procured under a collaborative style contract influenced...

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  • Web link Collaborative Planning Toolkit

    This US web site links you to the background, tools and resources you need for effective collaborative planning. The website provides a primer for anyone interested or involved...

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  • Web link ISO/PC 286 Collaborative business relationship management - Framework

    weblink to ISO Committee exploring relationship management.

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  • Document / Presentation Communication Strategy - A best practice guide to developing communication campaigns

    What Constitutes An Effective Communication Strategy? This guide was put together to determine what factors contribute to the formation of a good communication strategy.

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