Project Delivery Systems - 2016

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Unit summary

CME303

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP2 , SP4
  • Availability for 2017: SP2 , SP4
  • Assessment: Case Study - Report (50%) , Invigilated Exam (50%)

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2016 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,114.00
HECS 1,114.00
International 1,364.00

Students will study various project delivery systems used in buildings and infrastructure, the methods of contract price determination, the contractual relationships, financial methods, roles and associated benefits and risks to contract parties. Students are also given the opportunity to apply their knowledge in authentic industry scenarios.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. describe and compare the processes, benefits and risks of various project delivery systems giving consideration to international and cultural perspectives
  2. reflect upon and evaluate the available project delivery systems in terms of project outcomes
  3. evaluate project conditions in order to suggest suitable delivery systems.
  • Case Study — Report (50%)
  • Invigilated Exam (50%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Note: Level 3 units normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 and 2 units or other relevant experience.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Provide an email address

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Introduction to procurement
2Traditional building procurement
3Design & Build
4Construction Management
5DBO/BOT
6Lean construction
7Integrated Project Delivery
8Public Private Partnership / Private Finance Initiative
9Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Management (EPCM)
10BIM & procurement methods
11Culture & procurement
12Revision

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Glossary
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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