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ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance

This is a theory and case study based unit providing students with a unified approach to the analysis of project value, supported by explicit methods for ranking and selection of projects on the basis of returns and sensitivity. The unit uses "Project Finance" as a vehicle for descibing the fundamentals of project management financing and contrasts it with "Direct Financing", a more traditional approach to funding projects.

Code ENGG2850
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(PMGT1850 OR ENGG1850) OR [(PMGT1865 OR ENGG1865) AND (30cp of any 1000 level units of study)]
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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PMGT2850

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. conduct a broad-based, well-informed project valuation using quantitative methods
  • LO2. critically evaluate a given project valuation
  • LO3. understand risk from a statistical and sensitivity perspective
  • LO4. make decisions on ranking and selecting projects using sound project management principles
  • LO5. comprehend how external forces affect project valuation and understand how these forces can be mitigated
  • LO6. understand low-probability, high-impact events and behavioural influences in project valuation
  • LO7. discuss the valuation of projects within a coherent conceptual framework.