Project Procurement, Cost, Quality & Risk Management

Course code ARBE6404Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Examines the core concepts, principles and techniques of Project Procurement, Cost, Quality & Risk Management.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesBroad knowledge and understanding of:
* The principles of procurement management and their application
* Procurement management processes and procedures
* The need to link time, cost and resources to the project framework
* Development of project budgets and expenditure forecasts
* Use of the budgets and expenditure forecasts as control mechanisms
* Appropriate cost management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, application and outcomes
* The principles of quality management and their application
* Quality processes, quality planning, perform quality assurance, perform quality control
* Quality management systems, methodologies and tools
* Risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, risk monitoring and control
*Appropriate risk management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, applicability and outcomes
i. Determine procurement requirements
ii. Follow agreed procurement processes
iii. Conduct contracting and procurement activities
iv. Implement contract and/or procurement
v. Manage contract and procurement finalisation procedures

i. Determine project budget
ii. Monitor and control project budgets and costs
iii. Conduct project financial completion activities

i. Determine quality requirements
ii. Implement quality assurance
iii. Implement project quality improvements

i. Determine project risk events
ii. Monitor and manage opportunities
iii. Monitor and manage project risk
iv. Assess risk management
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Essays / Written Assignments
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6404