Subject details

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 synthesise complex contractual issues and resolutions from contract documentations to project completion.
    • 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

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Print materials

      • Welcome letter
    • Online materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

USA-MPM411-Principles of Project Management

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.

  • Essay (30%)
  • Group project (1300-1500 words per person) (30%)
  • Examination (40%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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