Construction Procurement and Tendering

Course code ARBE2309Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

This course examines the tender process and how construction projects are procured. Tendering principles and the process of procurement selection will be investigated by analysing the various strategies within both the public and private sectors using case study building and infrastructure projects.


Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students should be able to:
- Investigate the inception, development and implementation stages of the procurement process
- Investigate the tender process and supporting documentation
- Analyse and select an appropriate procurement method and standard form of contract to meet stakeholder requirements
- Develop an appropriate risk management strategy
Content- Participants in the procurement process
- Procurement methods
- Tender Process
- Tendering Methods
- Public Sector Procurement
- The application of BIM in the Procurement process
- Public-Private Sector Partnerships
- Risk Management
- Best Practice Case studies
- Critical Success Factors
Replacing Course(s)This replaces the existing 10 credit ARBE2305 Construction Procurement.
TransitionARBE2305 Construction Procurement to ARBE2309 Construction Procurement and Tendering.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Reports1.Report on the procurement and tendering process for a new building
2.Report on the procurement selection process and risk management strategy for a major infrastructure project
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE2309