PART 1 (30% of marks)
Client’s Project Value system – RIBA PoW stage 1 (Preparation and Brief)
Prepare a representation of the client value system for the project relevant to RIBA PoW
stage 1 using a pairs-comparison matrix to reflect the priorities and measures of success for
The matrix should be accompanied by a short report which explains the relative importance
of each of the 9 dimensions of value. This will help ensure the design team understand the
client’s values as they develop the design solution.
Part 2 (25% of marks)
Value Engineering the design RIBA PoW stage 3 (Developed Design)
The client requires to make a 10% cut in the budget and has commissioned a review on
options for value engineering the design to achieve this.
Prepare a short report on the extent to which VE can achieve this cut in a way which minimises
impact on the quality and integrity of the project. You may wish to identify element(s) of the
design which would be targeted from the cost plan and propose how the specification would
be adjusted. You should highlight implications of the cost cut on the project value system
matrix (developed in Part 1)
Part 3 (20% of marks)
Risk Management Overview
The project was conceived prior to the impact of COVID-19.
Prepare a short report which reviews (i) the strategic risks associated with the project
investment and (ii) the construction risks associated with its delivery. Your report should
conclude with mitigation measures that could be put in place to address these.
1 Graduate Apprentices- You should use your selected work based project as the scenario for this submission
Part 4 (25% of marks)
Life Cycle Costing Appraisal
Prepare a report which identifies which elements of your project should be subject to Life
Cycle Costing appraisal and justifies your selection. Your report should consider the following.
• Long term performance characteristics (and their predictability) of your
• Availability and quality of performance and cost data for the analysis (BCIS and
• Operational and maintenance activities required to maintain level of
performance over life
Indicative length – Approx 6500 words overall
PART 1 (30% of marks)