Oprah Winfrey Foundation Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa

Henley on Klip, South Africa

Location

Henley on Klip, South Africa

Project role

Project Management,
Procurement

Completed

2006

Client

Oprah Winfrey Academy

Oprah Winfrey Academy

Appointed by Oprah Winfrey Foundation in 2006 as Project Managers to deliver the Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa to the highest standard, on time and within budget.

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls is synonymous with the leaders of the future. As the leading South African Construction Project Management firm Betts Townsend Taylor were appointed as Project Managers on behalf of the Oprah Winfrey Foundation to safeguard the project spend and programme management to ensure that the institution was delivered to the highest standard, on time and within budget.

Procurement administration was overseen by Betts Townsend Taylor with a direct personal involvement and approval process via Chicago with direct selection by Oprah Winfrey herself. All FF&E and OS&E was procured and manufactured in South Africa making the school a proudly South African product.
Betts & Townsend Taylor was awarded the ACPM Project Management Excellence Award in 2006 for this project.

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