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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours of lectures, tutorials and practical exercises. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf I Williamson
|Subject Overview:|| |
Upon completion of this subject students should have an understanding of the role of a geomatics engineering professional within society. This subject will comprise two components.
Part A: Part A covers the functions and responsibilities of the professional engineer and professional surveyor within society. This involves a series of lectures on: professional ethics, the role of the public, private and academic sectors within engineering, and particularly within geomatics, professional organisations within surveying and geomatics disciplines at national regional and global scales and career development and resume writing.
Part B: This part covers business management, with a focus on surveying and geomatics-related businesses. This includes the particular areas of: setting up a business, time and resource management, financial management, leadership, success and goal setting, strategic planning, marketing, network techniques for planning, quality management and occupational health and safety. This should enable students to gain a good understanding of what is involved in setting up and running a business, as well as managing resources including time and people, at any level within a company.
|Assessment:||Part A: One joint written assignment of no more than 4000 words (25%). One joint oral presentation equivalent to 2000 words (10%). Five individual written class summaries of no more than one page (1% each - 5%). Individual written summary of oral presentations (2.5%).Part B: One joint written assignment of no more than 4000 words (25%). One joint oral presentation equivalent to 2000 words (10%). Two individual written assignments of no more than 1000 words each (7.5% each - 15%). Five individual written class summaries of no more than one page (1% each - 5%). Individual written summary of the oral presentations (2.5%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Geographic Information Technology |
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering & Bach of Planning & Design(Prop&Const)
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Information Systems
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Science
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