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.
Topic 1: Project management of engineering projects
Topic 2: Professional ethics and responsibilities of engineering organisations and engineers
Topic 3: Leadership in engineering organisations
Topic 4: Management in engineering organisations
Topic 5: Managing diverse teams in engineering organisations
Topic 6: Resource management: A behavioural view
Topic 7: Risk management
Topic 8: Quality management systems in the engineering industry
Topic 9: Sustainability management for engineering organisations
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||understand basic engineering and project economic principles including project risk.|
|2||plan, schedule and manage typical engineering construction projects.|
|3||understand leadership techniques and be able to effectively manage teams in multi-disciplinary environments.|
|4||appreciate basic legal principles relating to contracts, industrial relations and human resources.|
|5||describe professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a range of different scenarios.|
|6||identify, quantify, mitigate and manage risk associated with workplace health and safety issues.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- understand basic engineering and project economic principles including project risk.
- plan, schedule and manage typical engineering construction projects.
- understand leadership techniques and be able to effectively manage teams in multi-disciplinary environments.
- appreciate basic legal principles relating to contracts, industrial relations and human resources.
- describe professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a range of different scenarios.
- identify, quantify, mitigate and manage risk associated with workplace health and safety issues.
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
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