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SRQ780 - Strategic Construction Procurement

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Nilupa Udawatta (Trimester 1), Gayani Karunasena (Trimester 3)





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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. 

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit examines contemporary international practice in relation to procurement strategies such as relational contracting, strategic project alliance and public-private partnerships within complex project team environments. The unit will challenge students to examine businesses which underpin strategic construction procurement decision making to achieve economic, environmental, social and cultural sustainable objectives. The interdependency between procurement strategy decisions - making on the characteristics of the construction industrial production sector is revealed and analysed through various workplace scenarios. Unique construction procurement environments will be explored through various case studies allowing the students to examine key themes of relationship contracting, construction culture, ethical procurement, internationalisation and supply chain management. The unit shall engage students on the impact of procurement systems on project delivery as it applies to a global construction market.


Critical Review 20%, strategic procurement report 30% critical analysis (group report) 50%

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