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Assessment 2: Case Study
Due date: Week 6
Group/individual: Individual
Word count/ Time provided: 2500 words
Weightmg: 30%
Unit Learning Outcomes: ULO-1, ULO-2, ULO-3
Course Learning Outcomes: CLO1 CLO2, CLO5, CLO7, CLO9
Graduate Attributes: GA2, GA7, GA11
Assessment Details:
The assignment is designed as an imaginary case study for students to practice procurement and risk management concepts.
The individual assignment has the following major deliverables:
1. Select a project at your target company
2. Provide background of the case project
3. Recommend the best project delivery method for your project based on the criteria that YOU think is most crucial to this project. Be mindful that the types of delivery methods that need to be evaluated are Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build and CM@Risk. You must document all your assumptions and rationale for the selection of the project delivery system. All yours suggested grading (the criteria, weights, and scores) should come with justifications and explain why you gave such grade to each element of the selection matrix.
4. Evaluate and recommend the best financial contract type for your project based on the criteria that YOU think are crucial to this project. The types of contract that need to be evaluated are Lump sum contract, Guaranteed Maximum Price Contract and Cost-Plus Fixed Fee Contract. All grading must be justified and explained.
5. Evaluate and recommend the best procurement method for your project based on the criteria that are crucial to this project. The types of procurement that need to be evaluated are Competitive, Negotiated and Best Value. All grading must be justified and explained.
6. Develop Risk Management Plan including Risk Register, Risk Quadrant Analysis, and risk mitigation plan
Marking Criteria and Rubric: The assessment will be marked out of 100 and will be weighted 30% of the total unit mark
Marking Criteria Fail Pass Credit Distinction High Distinction
Demonstrate a critical understanding of project management processes including contracting, Inadequate understanding of project management processes including contracting, Basic knowledge only of project management processes including Exhibits breadth and depth of understanding of project management processes Exhibits accurate and detailed breadth and depth of Displays exceptional understanding of concepts and their practical application of

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tendering, leasing, and procurement (45 marks) tendering, leasing, and procurement;
cannot discuss concepts in own words contracting , tendering, leasing, and procurement; limited depth of basic concepts including contracting, tendering, leasing, and procurement understanding of project management processes including contracting , tendering, leasing, and procurement project management processes including contracting, tendering, leasing, and procurement
Identify and critically assess the risks associated with projects (35 marks) Inadequate understanding of the risks associated with projects; cannot discuss concepts in own words Basic knowledge only of the risks associate d with projects; limited depth of basic concepts Exhibits breadth and depth of understanding of the risks associated with projects Exhibits accurate and detailed breadth and depth of understanding of the risks associated with projects Displays exceptional understanding of
concepts and their
practical application of the risks associated with projects
Writing and Presentation (15 marks) - Evidence of good academic writing; - Free of any grammatical errors; using correct sentence structure; applying an extensive range of vocabulary; - Proper introduction and conclusion. Consistent formatting with suitable headings and sub¬headings - Consistent use of labels, highlights, font weight and underline Inadequate Writing and Presentation skills Basic Writing and Presentation skills Exhibits breadth and depth Writing and Presentation skills Exhibits accurate and detailed breadth and depth of Writing and Presentation skills Displays Exceptional Writing and Presentation skills
Referencing (5 marks) - Comprehensive Reference list - Appropriate Referencing using HARVARD guidelines Inadequate understanding of Referencing Basic knowledge only of Referencing Exhibits breadth and depth of understanding of developing and using Referencing Exhibits accurate and detailed breadth and depth of understanding of developing and using Referencing Displays Exceptional understanding of developing and using Referencing