BLDG 7001 Advanced Contract Management

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301188

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Description This unit introduces various contract types and risks involved in construction project management. The unit extends to examining contractual claims management and procedures together with alternative dispute resolution methods. The unit will further help students to understand change management process and develop a change management plan.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic knowledge of construction management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Compare various forms of contracts and their risks distribution among construction parties
  2. Analyse project documentations and records associated with project contracts
  3. Develop a change management plan for a construction project
  4. Evaluate contractual claims and their management process within construction projects
  5. Recommend an alternative dispute resolution method in case of a construction dispute

Subject Content

Construction contracts and risks distribution
Project documentation and records
Managing changes in construction
Claims management
Alternative Dispute Resolution


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report (Contracts) 2000 words 20 N Individual
Professional Task (variation claims & disputes) 4000 words 40 N Both (Individual & Group)
Report - Professional Task 3000 words 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Parramatta City - Macquarie St


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