Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing and managing resources to achieve the successful completion of specific project goals such as constructing a building or implementing a new computer system. Project management includes developing a project plan, which includes defining project goals and objectives, specifying tasks or how goals will be achieved, what resources are need, and associating budgets and timelines for completion. It also includes implementing the project plan, along with careful controls to stay on the "critical path", that is, to ensure the plan is being managed according to plan.
The Kodak Project Management/Construction Management Team (CM/PM Team) embraces a partnering approach, believing that the owner's best interests are served when a member of the Kodak PM /CM Team is an integral member of a total project team that is focused on success. By formalizing a long-term alliance among all parties on the project delivery team, this organizational process can encourage progress toward separate but complementary objectives.
Throughout its history, the Kodak PM /CM Team has engaged in active partnering with hundreds of clients throughout the Eastman Business Park and their constituents, repeatedly proving that a collaborative effort focused on shared goals can result in improved construction approaches, better adherence to the project schedule, enhanced communication, higher quality of work and, perhaps most importantly, cost savings. As the Kodak PM /CM Team enters into a partnership process, we strive to: