Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)|
Modular (no specific semester)|
|Assessment:||CW 20%, EX 80%|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
|Requisites:||Before taking this unit you must take EE50105|
To provide students with an understanding of contract management and to define the processes involved in preparing and operating workable contracts between contractors and clients.
After completing this module, students should be able to: describe the structure of commercial contracts, understand the different types of contract, design a pre-qualification process, describe the process for the selection of contractors, understand the duties involved in a modern contract engineering department and appreciate the processes involved in executing contracts.
Application of the information, techniques and methods detailed in the unit material, to the proposal of, and the carrying through of, appropriate solutions to engineering problems in contract engineering. Taught, facilitated and tested.
An introduction to industrial contracts; types of contract; the contract cycle; pre-qualification, tendering and evaluation, contract conditions; winning work; the operation of contracts and an understanding of the role of contracting.
EE50113 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering