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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- 26 Aug 2019
- 02 Mar 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
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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
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.