Building Contract Documentation

Unit code: NBD2002 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
Footscray Park
Online Real Time
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Overview

This unit introduces students to the roles and responsibilities associated with the preparation of contract documents. The administration of construction contracts and contract management will also be introduced.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify different business structures and legal principles in contract administration including copyright and consumer legislation;
  2. Review the formation of contract and tort in construction projects and examine organisational privacy and security policies;
  3. Critically examine and explain standard form contracts within the construction industry;
  4. Explain the principles, structure and practices of contractual requirements including business planning in construction projects;
  5. Undertake contract administration procedures and risk management in accordance with professional standards and achieve effective communication within skilled project stakeholders.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 10%
Preliminary Report
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 30%
Team Case Study
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 10%
Team Presentation
Assessment type: Test
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Grade: 50%
Tests

Required reading

A list of recommended textbooks will be made available on VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

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