QUSU08022 2012 Capital Works Framework 2

General Details

Full Title
Capital Works Framework 2
Transcript Title
Capital Works Framework 2
Code
QUSU08022
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin
Programme Membership
SG_SQUAN_S08 201400 Level 8 Certificate in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_K08 201400 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQNTY_K08 201500 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_EQUAN_K08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Description

The aim of the module is to enable the student to acquire a thorough understanding of contract administration of the public works contracts.

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Formulate advice on the most suitable option for the procurement of Specialist Contractors.

2.

Demonstrate an understanding of the administration process of the public works contract from commencement to completion.

3.

Explain procedures for dealing with delays and disruptions on construction projects.

4.

Formulate advice for the Client and the Design team with respect to cost and the financial administration of the project.

5.

Manage contract documentation in order to avoid potential disputes.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination.

Indicative Syllabus

1.      Preliminary and routine considerations.

2.      Payment - interim payment, unfixed work items, retention, full payment, final statement, time for payment and interest, VAT.

3.      Disputes - conciliation, arbitration, jurisdiction, continuing obligations.

4.      Time and completion.

5.      Claims and adjustments.

6.      Specialists.

7.      Termination.

8.      Price Variation.

9.      Insurance Provision.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Capital Works Framework 2 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Capital Works Framework 2 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Online Capital Works Framework 2 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Capital Works Framework 2 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1.      Howley, J. and Lang, M. (2011) Minor and Short Forms of Public Works Contracts Designed by the Employer – Explained, Clarus Press.

2.      The Aqua Group (2007) Procurement, Tendering and Contract Administration, Blackwell Publishing.

3.      Seeley, I.H. (2004) Quantity Surveying Practice, McMillan.

4.      Ramus, J.,Griffiths, P. and Birchall,S. (2006) Contract Practice for Surveyors, Butterworth.

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

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