A densely urban location and partial demolition of a fully operational hospital were just two of many challenges for the team on the Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University project, but their skilled collaboration and adaptability ensured project success. This presentation will examine effective team dynamics and what is needed when working within tight constraints and responding to shifting targets and expectations. Presenters will focus on the construction and related design process, addressing lessons learned and best practices.
Outline the benefits of early contractor engagement.
Explain how to develop and lead a collaborative project team.
List the benefits of having a solution-oriented approach to project management.
Describe best methods for overcoming site challenges such as urban location and mitigating disturbances.
Chief Facility Officer,
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System