Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, tutorials and workshops |
Total Time Commitment: A total of approximately 120 hours of student time commitment for the subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3300
note: Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs is not currently accepting new enrolments into this subject.
The subject examines the procurement of infrastructure projects. The components of this subject include project management principles and practice, the contractual framework for typical public private infrastructure projects, principles of contract and construction law, contract administration and the structure and operation of private sector consortium bids. Specific subjects included in this subject include output specification, the public sector comparator for public private partnership transactions, evaluating bids, stakeholder management, project scoping and managing the transactional risk and performance benchmarking in major projects.
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject, students are expected to: |
• Possess an understanding of the critical elements of project management and the principles of contract, agency and construction law
• Demonstrate an understanding of the transactional aspects relating to public procurement in major projects
• Construct, apply and interpret the public sector comparator, undertake cost benefit analysis and prepare an output specification for a major project
• Understand the project development process and undertake preliminary bid comparison and evaluation, critical path planning, bid structuring and organization
• Apply contract management techniques with a particular emphasis on contract variations, the operation of cure and remedial mechanisms and an understanding of the different roles, and possibly conflicting interests of, project stakeholders.
|Assessment:||One assignment of 3000 words (40 per cent) and |
A three-hour written examination (60 per cent)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Refer to MCCP website.|
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Infrastructure (Coursework) |
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