The term of project is very familiar for us nowadays. Many kind of project was established. We can categorize it into many kind of type using many approaches. By amount of money we can categorize it into several types such as small, medium and large project. By discipline, we can find there are many types of project such as infrastructure (included in this term are bridge, building, road, real estate, public facilities etc), facility for special purpose such as milling facilities for mineral processing, plant for petrochemical, etc.

By : Syam Tawakkal

The term of project is very familiar for us nowadays. Many kind of project was established. We can categorize it into many kind of type using many approaches. By amount of money we can categorize it into several types such as small, medium and large project. By discipline, we can find there are many types of project such as infrastructure (included in this term are bridge, building, road, real estate, public facilities etc), facility for special purpose such as milling facilities for
mineral processing, plant for petrochemical, etc.

Chris Hendrickson and Tung Au classified construction project into:

_ Residential housing construction

_ Institutional and commercial building construction encompasses a great variety of project types and sizes such as schools and universities, medical clinics and hospitals, recreational facilities and sport stadiums, retail chain storages and large shopping centers, warehouse and light manufacturing plants, and skyscrapers for offices and hotels.

_ Specialized industrial construction, involves very large scale projects with a high degree of technological complexity, such as oil refineries, steel mills, chemical processing plants, and coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

For people who not involve in any kind of project the question that they usually ask is what the project actually means are?

There are many answers that we can get in many books or publications and almost in all publications expert agreed in defining Characteristics of a project as follow:

_ It has a start date and a finish date.

_ It is not a repetitive activity.

_ It is special because it is never same in resources, cost and problem.

_ A project done only once.

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