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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Planning procurements
    • Solicitation methods
    • Procurement and contract strategies
    • Tendering processes
    • Prequalification systems
    • Specifications
    • Evaluation techniques
    • Procurement probity and ethics
    • Application of contract law
    • Contract administration
    • Contract closeout
    • Green procurement
    • E-procurement
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Print Materials
      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment

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

  1. Demonstrate an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of procurement and contract management processes within project management contexts over the life of a project
  2. Apply different procurement options based on assessment criteria to suit various project requirements from procurement decisions, methods of solicitations, documentations and selection of services providers
  3. Justify and interpret the legal applications and implications to maintain the integrity of the tender procurement process, including fairness and transparency in preparing tender documentations and evaluations
  4. Critically analyse and synthesize complex contractual issues and resolutions from contract documentations to project completion.
  • Assignment 1 - Online activities (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Group Report (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - 1500 words equivalent (40%)

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

Entry Requirements

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)

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject will provide you with advanced knowledge of procurement and contract strategies, methods and management processes throughout the life cycle to achieve project deliverables.

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