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SRQ780 - Strategic Construction Procurement

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

0.125

Unit chair:

A Mills

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Trimester 1: Students will attend 4 x 1 day intensive seminars (Weeks 3, 5, 7 & 9 - 6 hours per day) as well as independent study.

Trimester 3: Students will attend 2 x 2 day intensive seminars (Weeks 1-3 - 6 hours per day) as well as independent study.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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.

Assessment

Two assignments (40%, 60%) 100%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2993$3237

* 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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