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SSUD12-106: Project Delivery Systems


This subject investigates the broad range of project procurement systems currently in use in property development and construction. It includes critical evaluation of methods such as lump sum, design and construct, BOOT, BOT, BOO and public-private partnerships and strategies such as alliancing, partnering and joint ventures for timely, economical and efficient project delivery.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Students completing this subject will be acquainted with the design and management of procurement methods, the various types of construction contracts, an understanding of contract theory and practice and optimal procurement strategies for particular asset classes.
2. Gain an understanding of the role of incentives, complete and incomplete contracts, lifecycle costing, project management and risk management in the project delivery process.
3. Acquire knowledge about how to develop a procurement strategy, design bid evaluation criteria, resource the project management team and conduct business case analysis.
4. Review and analyse the allocation and acceptance of risk under different contractual arrangements and develop measures to mitigate the effects of various types of risk.
5. Evaluate the impact of different procurement methods on the various stakeholders in the development and construction process including clients, project managers, contractors and consultants.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?07/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019