Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Procurement & Project Procurement
    • Procurement Objectives & Arrangements
    • Procurement Planning
    • Scope of Work & Performance Management
    • Price Models & Procurement Risk
    • Supplier Selection & Evaluation
    • Introduction to Contract Management
    • Contract Management Plan
    • Introduction to Contract Law
    • Legal Terms in Contracts
    • Ethics in Procurement
    • Unit Review / Class Exercise
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. design a Procurement Management Plan for an authentic project
  2. evaluate prequalification/tender criteria and source selection in a project environment for an authentic organisation
  3. review a procurement case study and reflect upon and analyse its efficacy.
  • Assignment 1 - Report (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Essay (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Reflection (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

Projects require the procurement of a wide variety of resources in order to carry out the various project activities. The process by which people, goods and services are obtained is referred to as procurement. This subject explores project procurement; acquisition processes; procurement planning; source selection; procurement documents; tendering and awards and contract administration.The subject also considers the body of law that affects procurement.

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