• Abdul Ganiyu Iddrisu MPhil, MTECH, BSc, HND, Department of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Nusrat Jahan Ahmadiyya College of Education, Wa, Ghana
  • Abdul-Latif Mohammed MTECH, B. Ed Tech, Cert A, Department of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Nusrat Jahan Ahmadiyya College of Education, Wa, Ghana
  • Ebenezer Annan MPhil, BSc, HND, Department of Construction Technology Studies, SD Dombo University of Business & Integrated Development, Studies, Wa, Ghana




GETFund, Factors, Projects, Problems, Execution, Inefficiencies

Abstract [English]

GETFund's primary goal is to offer a specialized financial source to increase government budgetary allotments for the construction of educational infrastructure at all educational levels, from pre-tertiary to tertiary, as specified in the GETFund (2000). The aim of this study is to examine the managerial skills and issues that GETFund contractors employ. The aim of this study is to investigate the challenges faced by GETFund construction project managers, pinpoint the factors that affect GETFund project performance, and suggest practical solutions to improve GETFund project execution in the Upper West Region. For this study, a descriptive survey research design was chosen. One hundred and forty-eight construction firms, twenty-one consultancies, and sixty-five clients made up the sample for the study. A questionnaire was the main method used to collect data. A descriptive statistical analysis was performed on the data. The study's conclusions showed that political and financial issues are the main barriers to the effective execution of GETFund building projects. Moreover, scheduling, and financial issues pose the biggest obstacles to the region's successful implementation of GETFund construction projects. Furthermore, the survey found that the majority of contractors' agents carrying out GETFund projects lack the technical expertise, resources, and manpower required, which makes it challenging for them to comprehend and interpret the criteria and drawings that project consultants provide them. According to the report, in-service training should be offered by reputable regulatory organizations like the Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) to improve employees' capacity to manage firms.


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Iddrisu, A. G., Mohammed, A.-L., & Annan, E. (2024). EXAMINING THE FACTORS CONFRONTING THE EXECUTION OF GETFUND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN THE UPPER WEST REGION, GHANA. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 12(2), 19–27. https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v12.i2.2024.5389