Technology and Engineering Management (9789.3)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Science And Technology|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Academic Program Area - Technology||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
This unit is co-taught with Technology and Engineering Management PG, 9784.
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the dynamics of technological innovation, and formulate technology strategies;
2. Evaluate contemporary project management frameworks and apply them to 'real world projects';
3. Identify key project stakeholders and propose effective response strategies to manage stakeholder pressure in both local and global projects;
4. Choose and execute appropriate frameworks and theories to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control projects;
5. Develop strategies to actively resolve conflict situations;
6. Understand how to align projects with organisational goals and recognise the strategic significance of quality assurance; and
7. Understand and meet ethical standards, legal responsibilities, and regulatory issues confronting managers.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
The graduate attributes of this unit address communication, analysis and inquiry, problem solving, working independently and with others, professionalism, ethics and social responsibility.
PrerequisitesMust have passed 11486 Systems Analysis and Modelling AND
Must have passed 7722 OR 11519 Professional Practice in Engineering
Incompatible units8234 Engineering Management 3A, 9784 Technology and Engineering Management PG
Equivalent unitsEngineering Management 3A, 8234.
Assumed knowledgeIT skills commensurate with advanced study of information technology are assumed.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr Maryam Ghahramani|
Recommended text book: Morse, Lucy C. and Babcock, Daniel L. (2013) Managing Engineering and Technology, 6th Edition. Prentice Hall.
Further reading materials will be provided during the semester.
Please consult the unit website for further information on texts/reading recommendations.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Approval of extenuating circumstances for late submission of assignments will be dependent upon the production of supporting documentation and at the discretion of the unit convener.
No other forms of submission other than the indicated in each assessment item will be accepted. Submissions via email will be ignored. If a student chooses to submit his/her assignment via the Internet off the campus, it is the student's responsibility to guarantee the accessibility of the Internet. Not being able to access to the Internet at a location which is off campus is not an excuse for extension.
Extensions will not be granted for quizzes unless arranged prior to the quiz due date and time.
Students will be asked to confirm the following online declaration at the point of submission. I certify that:
1. The attached assignment is my own work and no part of this work has been written for me by any other person except where such collaboration has been authorised by the lecturer/s concerned;
2. Material drawn from other sources has been fully acknowledged as to author/creator, source and other bibliographic details according to unit-specific requirements for referencing; and
3. No part of this work has been submitted for assessment in any other unit in this or another Faculty except where authorised by the lecturer/s concerned.
Special assessment requirements
Conditions to PASS the unit:
1. Students need to obtain at least 50% in the Overall Mark, calculated as described above;
2.Students need to obtain at least 40% in the Term Assignment AND at least 50% in all the other assessment items.
Both Conditions need to be satisfied.
Once you have met the conditions for a Pass, higher grades will be awarded on the basis of the highest category shown below, in which your marks fit.
85 <= Final marks <= 100
Final grade = HD
75 <= Final marks < 85
Final grade = DI
65 <= Final marks < 75
Final grade = CR
50 <= Final marks < 65
Final grade = P
0 <= Final marks < 50
Final grade = FAIL (NX, NS, NC or NN)
The unit convener reserves the right to question students orally on any of their submitted work.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Midsemester Assignment: 15h
Term Assigment: 48h
Tutorial attendance is compulsary and will count towards your term assignment mark.
Your participation in both class and online activities will enhance your understanding of the unit content and therefore the quality of your assessment responses. Lack of participation may result in your inability to satisfactorily pass assessment items.
Required IT skills
IT skills commensurate with advanced study of information technology are assumed.
Work placement, internships or practicumsNot applicable to this unit.
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