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Trimester 1, trimester 3
Students will attend 2 x 2 day intensive workshops (Weeks 1-3 - 6 hours per day) as well as independent study.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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.
Two assignments (40%, 60%) 100%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.