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MGT8024 Project Quality, Risk and Procurement Management

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Management and Marketing
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Other requisites

Although there are no formal pre-requisite nor co-requisite courses for MGT8024, it is recommended that students enrol in MGT8022 Project-based Management prior to, or simultaneously with, study of MGT8024 except where the student is intending to undertake the Complex Project Management specialisation.

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

The course examines the following: the environment in which projects are carried out; the need to establish the appropriate levels of quality in a project; how to build quality into the project processes and deliverables; how to ensure that the appropriate quality is delivered at the end of the project; planning for the level of risk in a project and identifying the risks and uncertainties that could impact on the project; analysis and evaluation of the identified risks; definition of risk treatment strategies so that appropriate plans are in place for anticipated events; planning an appropriate procurement strategy for the project; review of the various procurement strategies and their implications for stakeholders; procedures for procurement solicitation and source selection; monitoring and control of the procurement processes and contractual arrangements; the value of periodic project reviews and post-completion audits.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2012 Online