Project Procurement, Cost, Quality and Risk Management

10 Units

Examines the core concepts, principles and techniques of Project Procurement, Cost, Quality & Risk Management.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. the principles of procurement management and their application;
  2. procurement management processes and procedures;
  3. the need to link time, cost and resources to the project framework;
  4. Development of project budgets and expenditure forecasts
  5. Use of the budgets and expenditure forecasts as control mechanisms
  6. Appropriate cost management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, application and outcomes
  7. The principles of quality management and their application
  8. Quality processes, quality planning, perform quality assurance, perform quality control
  9. Quality management systems, methodologies and tools
  10. Risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, risk monitoring and control
  11. Appropriate risk management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, applicability and outcomes


  1. Determine procurement requirements
  2. Follow agreed procurement processes
  3. Conduct contracting and procurement activities
  4. Implement contract and/or procurement
  5. Manage contract and procurement finalisation procedures


  1. Determine project budget
  2. Monitor and control project budgets and costs
  3. Conduct project financial completion activities


  1. Determine quality requirements
  2. Implement quality assurance
  3. Implement project quality improvements


  1. Determine project risk events
  2. Monitor and manage opportunities
  3. Monitor and manage project risk
  4. Assess risk management
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Project Outline Presentation
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 2 Project Report

Contact Hours


Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Course Materials
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Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for ARBE6404
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