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Jasper is a senior lecturer and coordinator of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in construction in the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, College of Sciences, Massey University.
Jasper has over 18 years of university teaching experience in Nigeria, South Africa and New Zealand. He has over fourteen years of construction experience as a quantity surveyor, contracts manager and project director for the development of many building and civil engineering projects in the U.S, Nigeria and South Africa.
Jasper has published extensively in leading journals and has presented numerous research papers at international conferences. He has won numerous academic awards, including being a Fellow of the Education Trust of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK, in 2001. He currently serves on a number of boards including the Northern Chapter Boards of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors and the New Zealand Institute of Building. He also participates actively as a member of the Sector Reference Group for the New Zealand Productivity Partnership Board. He is a member of a number of professional bodies including the California Chapters of the Construction Management Association of America and the Design-Procurement-Construction Specific Interest Group of the Project Management Institute.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Senior Lecturer
- Coordinator, Construction Programmes.
- Member, College of Sciences Board
- Member, Massey University Academic Board.
Dr Mbachu's research profile has evolved over the years and is now focused on core management areas including project management, cost management, strategic management, sustainable construction, client relationship management and productivity and performance improvement.
Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture
Field of research codes
Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Building not elsewhere classified (120299): Built Environment And Design (120000):
Civil Engineering (090500): Construction Engineering (090502): Construction Materials (090503): Engineering (090000):
Quantity Surveying (120203)
- Construction planning
- Project management
- Contract management
- Client relationship management
- Productivity and performance improvement
- Sustainable construction.
- Measuring Systems
- Construction Technology and Operations.
- Construction planning, budgeting and scheduling.
- Construction Research Methods and Report
- Construction Project.