Negotiated Study - Professional Studies (ARCH7631)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To develop an appreciation of the legal context within which the New Zealand building industry and architectural practice operate; and to develop skills in the planning and management of architectural projects through a supervised 15-credit self-directed study.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Structure of the building industry
the roles of clients, project managers, contractors and other industry participants, estimates and cost control,
Agreements for Services (AAS), calculating fees, planning the project and maintaining progress; project documentation
drawings and specifications; procurement methods and contractual methods; management techniques; risks and insurances.
Legal systems in New Zealand relative to other jurisdictions, the Building Act and its regulations and related documents, Resource Management Act,
Construction Contracts Act and its effect on payment certificates; the content of Standard Conditions of Contract NZIA SCC, NZS3910 and other construction contracts relative to procurement methods; administration of contracts; dispute resolution methods.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1039. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 1139. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

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