Demonstrate a critical understanding of contract types and their relationship with performance to creatively negotiate project plans and incentives. You’ll apply the fundamental concepts of project procurement through structured and problem-based, scenario learning to achieve the highest level of benefit.

Develop the ability to critically evaluate the processes behind contract development, negotiation and incentivising. Upon completion, you’ll demonstrate a high level of understanding of the legal, financial and technical components of project contracts.

In this unit, you will study:

  • Contract types in procurement
  • Incentive-performance relationship
  • Buyer-contractor relationship
  • Clarity in legal, financial, technical contract components
  • Negotiating contract
  • Trends and futures of procurement.


Please refer to the teaching and assessment breakdown for this unit.


You can study this unit as part of the Master of Project Management.


Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your SCU Online student advisor on 1300 589 882 for more information based on your particular circumstances.