Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


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.



  • Semester 2 - 2022


  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Investigate the inception, development and implementation stages of the procurement process;

2. Investigate the tender process and supporting documentation;

3. Analyse and select an appropriate procurement method and standard form of contract to meet stakeholder requirements

4. Develop an appropriate risk management strategy


  • 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


This course replaces ARBE2305. If you have successfully completed ARBE2305 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Report: Written Professional Report 1

Report: Written Professional Report 2

Contact hours

Callaghan and Online


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1

Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.