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Introduction to Built Environment Management (10148.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design


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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165443) - View

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    This unit is an introduction to Built Environment Management, for the construction, quantity surveying and building project management sectors. The unit is directed at engaging students with important 'soft skills' required for managing in the built environment. The following areas of knowledge will be addressed: Workplace professionalism and relevant professional bodies, workplace ethics, communication skills in the workplace, managing community relationships, stress management, problem solving, social and self-intelligence, workplace diversity, workplace productivity, Workplace safety, teamwork and collaboration, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Demonstrate appropriate communication methods/models for the built environment industry;

    2. Recognise the importance of ethical behaviour, self and social intelligence, stress management and workplace diversity in the built environment; and

    3. Describe ways of managing and solving workplace problems, and productivity issues including ways of resolving disputes in the workplace.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week, consisting of a 2 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial.



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