Course Title: Direct the management of contracts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6101

Course Title: Direct the management of contracts

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers management of contracts for strategic purchases to effectively minimise risks and achieve value for money to meet an organisation’s core objectives.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPPROC602B Direct the management of contracts


Manage contract establishment

Manage contract evaluation

Manage contract performance

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes of this course include managing contract establishment, performance and evaluation. In practice, directing the management of contracts may overlap with other public sector generalist and specialist work activities such as acting ethically, applyiong government systems, manageing resources, managing client services, manageing risk etc.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.