Introduces students to systematic project management, incorporating management principles, working as a team, leadership, and financial and economic aspects of project planning and control. The unit also introduces engineering ethics, focussing on the type of behaviour and professional practice expected of an engineer.
Unit contentTopic 1: Project Management of Engineering Projects
Topic 2: Civil Engineering Construction Process
Topic 3: Risk Management
Topic 4: Quality Management Systems in the Engineering Industry
Topic 5: Financial Feasibility and Construction Economics
Topic 6: Leadership and Team Management
Topic 7: Resource Management
Topic 8: Professional Ethics and Responsibilities of an Engineer
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||understand basic engineering and project economic principles including project risk.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||plan, schedule and manage typical engineering construction projects.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||understand leadership techniques and be able to effectively manage teams in multi-disciplinary environments.||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||appreciate basic legal principles relating to contracts, industrial relations and human resources.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||describe professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a range of different scenarios.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||identify, quantify, mitigate and manage risk associated with workplace health and safety issues.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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