Construction Law

CSM80003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21


Prerequisites

Postgraduate:
Nil
 
Undergraduate:
250 CP

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to introduce the fundamental aspects of the law related to construction and infrastructure management projects.


Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Appreciate fundamentals of legal processes related to construction management (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
2. Identify and analyse legal risks related to construction process and project management aspects in construction industry (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
3. Identify and apply suitable alternate dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve disputes in project-based settings (K5, K6, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
4. Negotiate contracts for a diverse range of construction projects (K5, K6, S4, A1, A5, A6, A7)