Jenna Wandishin, Associate AIA
Jenna Wandishin, Associate AIA, is a project manager at Matiz Architecture & Design, designing for higher education clients, non-profit organizations, and single-family residences. Jenna was an inaugural leader in the 2017 AIANY’s Civic Leadership Program and continues her involvement as a co-advisor of the 2018 program; she helps the new cohort engage with agencies, officials, and community organizations throughout New York City. She volunteers at the Center for Architecture for ARE Bootcamps and Workshops and Family Day activities, and is also a new mentor in the iMentor program. Jenna earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Business Administration minor from Temple University.
Project Management (PjM) focuses on the management of architectural projects, including organizing principles, contract management, and consultant management. You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and abilities in quality control, project team configuration, and project scheduling.
PjM includes sections on the following content areas:
Determine criteria required to assemble team
Assess criteria required to allocate and manage project resources
Project Work Planning
Develop and maintain project work plan
Determine criteria required to develop and maintain project schedule
Determine appropriate communication to project team—owner, contractor, consultants and internal staff
Evaluate and verify adherence to owner/architect agreement
Interpret key elements of, and verify adherence to architect/consultant agreement
Interpret key elements of the owner/contractor agreement
Interpret key elements of the owner/consultant agreement to integrate the consultant’s work into the project
Evaluate compliance with construction budget
Evaluate and address changes in scope of work and scope creep
Evaluate project documentation to ensure it supports the specified delivery method
Identify and conform with the requirements set forth by authorities having jurisdiction in order to obtain approvals for the project
Project Quality Control
Apply procedures required for adherence to laws and regulations relating to the project
Identify steps in maintaining project quality control, and reducing risks and liabilities
Perform quality control reviews of project documentation throughout life of project
Evaluate management of the design process to maintain integrity of design objectives
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