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ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects

2023 unit information

All projects exist in a legal context. They are initiated through agreements leading to formal or implied contracts between clients and suppliers. They are subject to various forms of legislation, regulation and codes of conduct. This Unit of Study prepares students to recognise the legal implications of their actions and the actions of others.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Project Management

Code ENGG3854
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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PMGT2821 OR (ENGG2850 AND (ENGG2852 OR PMGT2854))
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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CIVL4813

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

  • LO1. Describe, select and apply appropriate procurement strategies appropriate to different project contexts.
  • LO2. Differentiate between forms of contract; describe how contracts are chosen, initiated and formalised.
  • LO3. Contribute to the negotiation and agreement of contractual terms and conditions that meet project objectives.
  • LO4. Manage the procurement process up to execution of contracts; manage all pre-contractual issues to the satisfaction of all key stakeholders.
  • LO5. Acknowledge and apply ethical values/behaviours to all decisions and actions, including private and public sectors.
  • LO6. Identify, and ensure that the project complies with all relevant legislation; including human resources, health, safety, security and environmental regulations.
  • LO7. Explore implications inherent in employee relations and employee contracts
  • LO8. Identify, and ensure that the project documents and the project comply with all relevant codes of conduct and professional standards.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote

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