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Unit description

Provides students with skills in the organisation, implementation and management of strategies to purchase, maintain and enhance the longevity of public and private infrastructure assets and engineering technology. Asset management software tools are introduced. Emphasis is on developing strategic asset management decision making skills in students, through activities that integrate underpinning theories and best engineering industry practice.

Unit content

  • Principles of life-cycle analyses associated with operation, maintenance and renewal of infrastructure assets
  • Assessing remaining service life and renewal strategies
  • Familiarisation with software tools
  • Planning and implementation of asset management: managing costs, resources, quality and risks
  • Asset management frameworks

 

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:
1explain, apply and reflect on asset management theory and frameworks.
2integrate theory and best practice of infrastructure asset management to industry relevant problems
3apply asset management tools to the stages of asset life-cycle

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

  1. explain, apply and reflect on asset management theory and frameworks.
  2. integrate theory and best practice of infrastructure asset management to industry relevant problems
  3. apply asset management tools to the stages of asset life-cycle

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • AS ISO 55000 series standards.

  • The IPWEA (Institute of Public Works Engineers Australia) asset management framework manuals.

  • Infrastructure Asset Management Software Solutions (http://www.deighton.com/) and others to be nominated.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%
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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