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SRQ763 - Legal Risk Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Adam Krezel

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and through synchronous communication seminars scheduled throughout the trimester. Dates will be confirmed on Cloud Deakin.

Content

SRQ763 examines complex construction projects from a legal risk management framework perspective and its implications for projects’ scope, quality, cost and time parameters. Students will learn about legal and business contexts of construction organisations and projects. Through learning and assessment activities students will engage in analysis of strategic approaches for risk allocation and contractual arrangements. The unit introduces standard forms of contracts used in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry including best practice in contract administration.   Theories and practice of project conflict management, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution are investigated through precedence. Students will explore the remedies available for the various conflict pathways of identification, early intervention, claim, negotiation, arbitration and litigation. Learning through case study approach will aid students in developing skills and knowledge of risk identification, analysis and mitigation that integrates projects strategic objectives of risk and conflict avoidance.

Assessment

Technical report 60%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3176$3486

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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