Project Development and Appraisal
Inspect infrastructure development and the impact of urban planning processes on industry. Consider global, cultural and community perceptions. Compare project appraisal methods. Weigh up life cycle costs and benefits to assess financial viability.
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- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- reflect upon building and infrastructure project development processes with consideration given to international and cultural perspectives
- compare project appraisal methods and evaluate project financial feasibility
- reflect upon the impact of urban planning on the building industry.
- Building Development Process
- Infrastructure Development Process
- Planning and Development Control
- Planning, Culture, Community and Construction
- Project Selection and Feasibility Studies
- Project Appraisal Numeric (Non-Financial ) Methods
- Project Appraisal Numeric (Financial ) Methods - Life Cycle Costing
- Project Appraisals, Payback and ARR
- Discounted Cash Flow
- Cost Benefit Analysis
- Project Financing and Marketing
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 4 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 3 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject introduces students to building and infrastructure project development processes as well as urban planning processes. This will include project finance and appraisal methods, financial feasibility analysis of project development, life cycle costing principles and practice.
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- Case study report (30%)
- Case study report (30%)
- eTest (40%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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