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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- 29 Nov 2021
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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 either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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 additional 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%)
Current study term: 28 Nov 21 to 27 Feb 22
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