Project Delivery Systems - 2017

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Unit summary

CME303

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • 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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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,131.00
HECS 1,131.00
International 1,381.00

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

Note: Level 3 units normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 units or 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
1Contract Strategies: The Traditional Approach
2Contract Strategies: Design and Build
3Contract Strategies: The Divided Contract Approach
4Contract Documents and Payment Methods 1
5Contract Documents and Payment Methods 2
6Authority and Responsibility in Project Organisations
7Partnering, Alliancing and Trust
8Project Financing and PPP
9BIM and Integrated Project Delivery
10Innovation and Culture
11Stakeholders and Supply Chain Learning
12Quest of Talent: Human Capital Issues

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

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

Online materials

  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and 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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