In the Project Management Achievement Awards (2019) organized by the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (APFPM), two academic staff of the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) of PolyU were rewarded for their research project announced on 24October 2019. Under the Research category, Dr Daniel W.M. Chan (陳煒明博士), Associate Professor and Ir Prof. Albert P.C. Chan, Chair Professor and Head of BRE, were the winning team based in Hong Kong. Their research study aimed to review the current status of building deterioration in Hong Kong, and to determine and analyze the perceived benefits, potential difficulties and effective recommendations or good practices for executing the Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme (MBIS) towards existing dilapidated private buildings. They received an award certificate issued by the Judging Panel of the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (APFPM) via postal mail in July2020.
Project Title: An Exploratory Study of the Implementation of the Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme (MBIS 強制驗樓計劃) in Hong Kong
Research Team Leader: Dr Daniel Chan
Research Team Member: Ir Prof. Albert Chan
The Project Management Achievement Awards organized by the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (APFPM Awards) is held each year in the Asia Pacific Region, and the awards are aimed to provide an opportunity for organizations and project managers in different disciplines showing their project success amongst their counterparts. The awards were based on the quality of application submission and the practical outcomes of research projects conducted by academics in Hong Kong or the Asia Pacific Region, the contents of which should be focused on the pertinent aspects of project management.