6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit explores and develops the key concepts and techniques necessary to understand the core project management competencies of project integration, risk and procurement management. Project integration will include the project front-end, detailed planning, execution, and review. Risk management includes planning for and identifying risks, performing risk analysis, and responding to and controlling risks. Procurement management includes the areas of contract law, statutory regulations, legal relationships, negligence, and negotiation.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Critique project procurement management and project risk management.
- Examine and integrate the principles of procurement evaluation, selection and planning.
- Investigate, interpret meaningfully the legal background including dispute resolution to procure goods and services.
- Evaluate and manage the relationship between risk, procurement and contracts and their impact on project design and delivery.
In-semester assessment: 100%
Workshop; which comprise lectures and tutorials in block-mode (taught over two sets of 2.5 consecutive days), with up to 140 hours of combined face-to-face time attending workshops and off-campus preparation and assessment work.
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