Course Title: Construct Contract Administration

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Construct Contract Administration

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1260

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022

BUIL1261

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 19,
Offsh3 19,
Offsh1 20,
Offsh3 20,
Offsh1 21,
Offsh3 21,
Offsh1 22

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh2 15,
Offsh2 16,
Offsh2 17

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1260

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

BUIL1260

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex21 (ZZZZ)

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12018 (SE1)

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFMay2019 (SE1)

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFMay2020 (All)

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFMay2021 (All)

BUIL1287

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFMay2022 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Peter SP Wong

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3978

Course Coordinator Email: peterspwong@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.60


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite course BUIL1142 Cost Planning and Tendering before you commence this course.

Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.


Course Description

This course will equip you with skills to administer contractual issues arisen from the construction projects. The objectives of this course are to develop the skills and knowledge required to assess interim payments, variations, extension of time applications, loss and expenses claims; and to prepare professional reports in relation to insurance, bonds, determination of contractor’s employment and final accounts.

Please note that if you take this course for a bachelor honours program, your overall mark in this course will be one of the course marks that will be used to calculate the weighted average mark (WAM) that will determine your award level. (This applies to students who commence enrolment in a bachelor honours program from 1 January 2016 onwards. See the WAM information web page for more information.)


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course will develop the following program learning outcomes (PLO): 

PLO1: Determine and apply knowledge of complex construction management theory to your professional practice and/or further study 

PLO3: Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to formulate evidenced based solutions to industry problems or issues 

PLO5: Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives 

PLO6: Critically examine and reflect on the profession, in local and/or global contexts, and question accepted interpretations and decision making


 

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to fulfil the requirements of the following course learning outcomes (CLO): 

CLO1: Assess interim payments and variation orders 

CLO2: Prepare financial statements and cash flow forecasts 

CLO3: Analyse tender documents, including employer profile and financial viability, to determine and justify a contractor’s employment 

CLO4: Produce a final account report of a construction contract project 

 


Overview of Learning Activities

Face-to face lectures provide the key concepts for this course. Hands-on examples will be provided. Learning activities in this course will include practical tasks will enhance your engagement in the workshops, and case study analysis.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. 

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.

 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment includes:

 

City Campus 

  • Project Report 15%, CLOs 1,2,3 
  • Project Report 15%, CLOs 2,3,4
  • Presentation 10%, CLOs 1,2,3
  • Quiz 20%, CLOs 1,2,3 
  • Examination 40%, CLOs 1,2,3,4 

Singapore Campus 

  • Essay 20%, CLOs 1,2,3,4
  • Report 20%, CLOs 1,2,3,4
  • Quiz 20%, CLOs 1,2,3
  • Examination 40%, CLOs 1,2,3,4 

Hong Kong Campus 

  • Project Report 45%, CLOs 1,2,3,4
  • Quiz 15%, CLOs 1,2,3
  • Examination 40%, CLOs 1,2,3,4 

Equitable Learning Services 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS) provide support and equal opportunities for students with a disability, long-term illness and/or mental health condition and primary carers of individuals with a disability. You can contact the ELS if you would like to find out more: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services. You can also contact the course coordinator or the program coordinator if you would like to find out more.  

An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teaching staff.  

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc.