College - Author 1

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Department - Author 1

Construction Management Department

Degree Name - Author 1

BS in Construction Management



Primary Advisor/Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Philip Barlow, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Construction Management Department


In August of 2019 several Cal Poly Students will be traveling to a remote fishing village located off of Lake Volta in Ghana. This project is being completed by Cal Poly's MCAA chapter alongside the NECA chapter. These students will be constructing a community center, a water filtration system, and ice making and refrigeration facilities. The project will rely heavily on solar power as there is no grid in the village the project is taking place in. This project inherently has many risks associated with it and needs a risk management plan to combat these risks. The three ways these risks will be handled are trough acceptance, mitigation, and transfer. The following information is directly related to MCAAs scope items which is the water filtration and pumping system.

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