Role of project management practices on completion of Government funded projects: a case of Nakuru west Constituency’s CDF projects- Kenya.
The study sought to explore the Role of planning on completion of Government funded projects a case of Nakuru west constituency’s CDF Projects. This study was motivated by the need to examine how planning and management practices influence on completion of government funded projects. The significance of the study is that the findings of the study will be of importance to several stakeholders who will benefit directly or indirectly from the timely completion of community projects. The communities at large need these projects either as social amenities as vital projects like schools and health centres. Because it will highlight the role and need for good planning for the success of various projects they handle. The conceptual framework shows how project management practices carried out are for the purposes of successfully administration of projects to realize completion of government funded projects through better triple constrain of time, cost and quality resulting in better completion of projects. The study adopted a survey research design. The study targeted60 employees’, committee members of selected CDF in Nakuru Town West constituency. A sample size of 30 respondents was selected. The study used a structured questionnaire to collectdata with regard to completion of government funded projects data in a drop and pick later method. The questionnaire was adopted because it permits detailed and in-depth information which makes clarification possible without wasting time the instrument will be designed in line with the study’s objectives. An introduction letter was presented to Nakuru town west constituency informing them of the aim to conduct a field study and sought authority to proceed with the same. Once the authority was granted, the researcher distributed the questionnaire to the selected staff and picked later in addition data analysis was done using the SPSS version 21 and analysed through the descriptive and inferential statistics. The study ultimately provided recommendations and suggestions for improvement in project management practices. The study was also help to the groups like; national and local governments on role planning, management practices, on practical solutions from a global viewpoint on best planning and management practices. The conclusions and recommendations were also made on areas for further Research on adoption of project management practices in all sectors of the costcutting measure including national government in addition to the Nakuru West constituency’s CDF projects.