Building and Construction Management

Course summary

Discipline the Built Environment
Dates Course closed
Duration 3 Days
Delivery Online
Fee Free

Introduction

This unit introduces fundamental building knowledge and management principles relevant to the building construction industry, including building societies; building and construction conceptions; global and national construction sectors; construction project life cycle; project managers; project management theory and techniques; construction economics; modern construction technologies; sustainable building and construction; computer-based construction project management. The unit can help students familiarise the building construction management conceptions and support their later studies in the field of built environment construction industry.

Highlights

  • Understand building, construction, management, and project management conceptions
  • Recognise the importance of building knowledge and management principles in building construction
  • Develop communication skills through presentation and written means

Applications

Open: Now Open
Close: 23rd September 2020

Admissions

This course is open to interested year 11 and 12 students

Dates

30th September, 2nd, 7th October

Fees

FREE

Course Information

Course requirements

Participants are expected to have an internet connection and a computer/laptop.

Start time

9.30am - 12.30pm

Course duration

  • Wednesday 30th October: 9.30-12.30pm
  • Friday 2nd October: 9.30-12.30pm
  • Wednesday 7th October: 9.30-12.30pm

Delivery modes

Online only

Certificate

Certificate of Participation awarded on completion


Meet your Presenter

Larry Xiancun Hu
Assistant Professor

Larry.hu@canberra.edu.au  

Dr Larry Xiancun Hu is currently Assistant Professor in the Building and Construction Management discipline in the School of Design and Built Environment, Faculty of Arts and Design; University of Canberra (UC). He had taught at Deakin University, Edith Cowan University, Shandong Jianzhu University (China), University of Melbourne, and Victoria University. His research focuses on Sustainable Construction, Performance Measurement, and Construction Project Management.


Related Degrees

Course CodeAward
357JA Bachelor of Building and Construction Management
ABB001 Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture)

More information about the Faculty of Arts and Design award courses can be found here: www.canberra.edu.au/artsdesign


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