GOV4 Contracting, Procurement and Probity

GOV4 Contracting, Procurement and Probity

Overview

This practice-based subject advances on your foundational knowledge about government and public sector by focusing on the areas of contracting, procurement and probity. The subject will cover power of contract and the role of the lawyer, procurement, tendering and contracting processes, types of contracts, award and management of contracts, probity and accountability, and relevant complaints and litigation processes.


Learning objectives

At the end of this subject, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced and integrated understandings of contracting, procurement, and probity in government and public sector legal professional practice
  • apply these understandings to problem-solving and decision-making in practice, and to critically analyse and evaluate your own professional practice for accountability and improvement
  • identify opportunities to develop expertise, autonomy, adaptability, specialised knowledge and skills for professional practice and learning, and
  • identify, analyse, explain, and apply integrated knowledge about:
    • the power of contract and the role of the lawyer
    • procurement
    • tendering and contracting processes
    • types of contracts
    • award and management of contracts
    • probity and accountability, and
    • relevant complaints and litigation processes.
       

Outline

Topics in this subject include:

  • Introduction
  • Procurement
  • The tendering and contracting process
  • Types of contracts
  • Award and management of contracts
  • Probity and accountability
  • Procurement and bid challenges

 

Availability

Course offered in intake 4 2018, commencing 19 November 2018.


 

How to enrol

1. Download and read the Program Manual (PDF).
This document contains all the terms and conditions relating to your enrolment at The College of Law.

2. Decide on your program and initial subject/s

3. Enrol online

 

 

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