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CMG2002 Cost Management: Estimating, Measurement and Cost Control

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Surveying & Built Environment
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 28 January 2023


Pre-requisite: CMG1001 and ENG1100


Clients, contractors, and subcontractors need a thorough understanding on how to estimate the cost of a given project when commissioning projects and also when tendering for projects. Additionally, they should be able to plan, manage and control the cost throughout the project lifecycle. Accordingly, it is important that clear understanding of procedures and processes used is developed including an understanding on how costs could be planned and controlled to meet the budgetary provisions of the client and to meet profit margins for the contractor.

This course introduces students to cost management topics including cost planning and controlling. Measurement processes for the pricing of quantities using standard building and civil measurement will be investigated and students will be introduced to standard computer programs which are available to assist with estimation and cost management.

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Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 28 January 2023