Build on learning and study advanced cost modelling software. Compare costs for designs. Ensure projects are delivered to budget. Explore life cycle costing techniques and the value management chain. Assess the value of cost management process.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the application of appropriate cost data for managing cost plans
- compare costs for alternative design solutions
- critically appraise the value of cost management processes.
- Review of Cost Planning
- Introduction to approximate quantities
- Measuring approximate quantities
- Pricing approximate quantities
- Pricing alternatives
- Elemental summary
- Presentation of the cost plan
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Cost Management 3.
This subject introduces advanced processes and techniques for cost management and the techniques of cost modelling, life cycle costing and value management. This subject builds on principles and practices previously studied.
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- Case Study (15%)
- Value Management Study (35%)
- Approximate Quantities Case Study (50%)
Australian Cost Management Manual, Vol 1
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.