Procurement, Tendering and Contracts

CSM80013 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24


PG: Nil
UG: 250CP

Aims and objectives

This unit aims at introducing specialised knowledge and skills in regard to procurement, tendering and contracts for construction and infrastructure management projects.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO) 
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1 Assess objectives/ options and apply suitable protocols and processes/ methods for procurement
2 Appraise, develop, and employ best practices and advanced procurement systems
3 Evaluate procurement risks and adopt suitable prevention/ mitigation measures
4 Prepare and/ or analyse tenders as well as price + non-price proposals for source selection decisions and negotiate for reinforcing best value throughout project life-cycle in different procurement arrangements
5 Recognise and use various forms of contracts and procurement procedures in the building/ infrastructure projects including subcontracts and professional services contracts
6 Assess contractual/ payment issues and recommend suitable solutions in building/ civil infrastructure project delivery