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Construction Project Management (7828.10)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design

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    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (163168) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140284) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit aims at providing the students with understanding and appreciation of Construction Project Management as an integral part of the Building and Construction process. The unit educates the students about the various facets of construction project management as compared to generic project management. This is reflected in the strong emphasis on understanding the building construction stages and processes as well as roles and responsibilities of those involved in Construction Project Management. Effective management of time, cost, human resources as well as environmental and socio-political aspects are essential components of this unit.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Communicate effectively;

    2. Interpret building documentation;

    3. Apply cost management knowledge through practical tutorials;

    4. Expand understanding of construction design and development processes;

    5. Appreciate roles and responsibilities of a construction project manager, including resources, cost, time, risk, environment, local planning and community;

    6. Expand skills as team member and team leader; and

    7. Develop project management strategies for construction projects.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    All of the following units: 7829 Contract Administration, 7827 Building and Construction Law, 8518 (7822) Building and Construction Studies 1, 7823 Building and Construction Studies 2 AND 7824 Building and Construction Studies 3.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    NO.



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