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Application of core concepts of project procurement through in structure and problem-based learning experiences. Students develop a critical ability in contract development, negotiation and incentivising: demonstrating a higher-level understanding of the project incentive-performance relationship. In this unit, you will study:

  • Procurement Planning
  • Conduct Procurement
  • Control Procurements
  • Close Procurement

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of contract types, in addition to the contract-performance relationship
  • Critically evaluate theories and concepts underpinning buyer-contractor relationships as it pertains to project management
  • Demonstrate an ability to creatively negotiate project plans and incentives to achieve the highest level of group-benefit, without sacrificing performance.
  • Display a higher-level ability in explaining, evaluating and developing clear legal, financial and technical components of project contracts


You are assessed according to the following components, each with its own weighted value against your overall result:

  • Report: 45%
  • Report: 55%


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 863 819 for more information based on your particular circumstances.