Singapore University of Social Sciences

Project Development and Finance (BPM303)

Synopsis

BPM303 Project Development and Finance covers the process of developing a project from its inception to its commissioning, and the financing of projects. The topics include: land use planning process, property/project development process, and role of governments and parties involved in the built environment. The course also covers the fundamental issues relating to project feasibility studies, investment criteria, capital budgeting, use of projects as investment instruments, cash flows, cost of capital, and how various types of projects are financed.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Economic and Social Aspects of Properties and Infrastructure
  • Project Initiation and Development
  • Project Finance
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Design Management
  • Tender Evaluation
  • Procurement Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Cash-Flow Management
  • Cost/ Schedule/ Progress Monitoring
  • Final Inspections
  • Claims and Retention Sums
  • Project Close-Out
  • Case Study on Project Development and Finance

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate understanding of how properties and infrastructure are developed and managed
  • Discuss how projects are financed
  • Appraise the project development process
  • Apply appropriate techniques for project development
  • Analyze financial performance
  • Set up a contingency financial plan
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