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Unit description

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 content

Project management of engineering projects

Professional ethics and responsibilities of engineering organisations and engineers

Leadership in engineering organisations

Management in engineering organisations

Managing diverse teams in engineering organisations

Engineering project integration management

Learning outcomes

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:
1plan, schedule and manage typical engineering projects including project economic and manage risk associated with workplace health and safety issues
2understand leadership techniques and be able to effectively manage teams in multi-disciplinary environments
3appreciate basic legal principles relating to contracts, industrial relations and human resources
4describe professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a range of different scenarios.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. plan, schedule and manage typical engineering projects including project economic and manage risk associated with workplace health and safety issues
  2. understand leadership techniques and be able to effectively manage teams in multi-disciplinary environments
  3. appreciate basic legal principles relating to contracts, industrial relations and human resources
  4. describe professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a range of different scenarios.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Quiz30%
Report50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Quiz30%
Report50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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