- Design Economics (Time Cost and Quality)
- Design Economics (Physical Design Criteria)
- Cost Planning Techniques
- Elemental Estimating - Components
- Elemental Estimating - Elemental Cost Analyses
- Elemental Estimating - Developing the Elemental Cost Plan
- Elemental Estimating - Manipulating and Interpreting the Data
- Exercises in Elemental Estimating
- Approximate Quantities
- Stages in Cost Planning
- Cost Benefit Analysis
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 1 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject introduces the process of cost planning in the building industry including investigation of the various techniques used and sources of information. Specifically the subject addresses the processes of design economics, cost benefit analysis and elemental cost analysis.
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- Assignment 1 - Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment 2 - Case Study (50%)
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