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Unit description

Develops students’ skills in the design, management and evaluation of effective stakeholder engagement processes in engineering environments. Theories and frameworks are explored to enable students to consider appropriate strategies for managing participation. A case study will provide students with the opportunity to explore stakeholder engagement, and reflect on and evaluate effective engineering management processes.

Unit content

Principles of public participation in engineering management

Leading practice stakeholder engagement frameworks

Factors to determine appropriate engagement strategies

Developing stakeholder engagement plans

Case studies of effective stakeholder engagement in engineering management contexts

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1evaluate and apply the principles of public participation Intellectual rigourCommunication and social skillsCultural competence
2identify and incorporate stakeholder engagement processes in engineering contexts Intellectual rigourCommunication and social skills
3design and articulate a stakeholder engagement plan Intellectual rigourCommunication and social skillsCultural competence
4critically reflect on a stakeholder engagement case study.Intellectual rigourCommunication and social skills

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

  1. evaluate and apply the principles of public participation
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. identify and incorporate stakeholder engagement processes in engineering contexts
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. design and articulate a stakeholder engagement plan
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  4. critically reflect on a stakeholder engagement case study.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 Weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 Weeks)
Assessment
Literature review35%
Journal25%
Report40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Literature review35%
Journal25%
Report40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial online 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Literature review35%
Journal25%
Report40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Literature review35%
Journal25%
Report40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Literature review35%
Journal25%
Report40%
Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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