Contract administration is a bit like juggling and an important part of every interior design project. It’s important to keep the project in balance and constant forward motion.read more…
The NCIDQ Interior Design Professional Exam covers contract administration from bidding through construction and project close out. And even after construction through post occupancy evaluations.
To pass this content area, you should understand the process throughout these design phases. Along with codes and standards, this is one of the highest weighted areas on IDPX, worth 18% with 27 questions.
Project management (e.g., schedule, budget, quality control
Forms, punch lists/deficiency lists
Site visits and field reports
Project meetings/meeting management/meeting protocol and minutes
Shop drawings and submittals
Project accounting (e.g., payment schedules, invoices)
Contractor pay applications
Project close-out and post-occupancy evaluations
A project manager is like a ship’s captain, steering the entire project and keeping it on course until it reaches its final destination. The most crucial member of a project, a project manager coordinates the entire project, from start to finish.
It involves so many details that you may feel like you’re drowning. Qpractice can help keep you afloat while studying for the project management area of the IPDX Exam.read more…
There is so much more to your job than making a space pretty!
The NCIDQ Exam is heavily weighted on the “paperwork” or non-design responsibilities of an interior designer. Learn the keys to success.read more…