Asset Management

Subject 702-611 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

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Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 702-415/658 (ABPL40008) Facility Management (formerly 702-415 Property Asset Management) or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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:


Dr Christopher Heywood
Subject Overview:

Topics covered include:

  • Advanced life cycle based property asset management;
  • Economic modelling;
  • Asset management optimisation;
  • Functional and economic performance;
  • Standards;
  • Obsolescence;
  • Condition assessment;
  • Maintenance and refurbishment implications;
  • Market and income issues;
  • Property finance, accounting and taxation issues;
  • Risk analysis;
  • Public and private sector guidelines.
  • Two major individual assignments totalling 5,000 words as a staged analysis of a building asset (75%).
  • End of semester test (25%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: Reading lists and references will be provided throughout the semester
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Analytical skills – advanced analysis of life-cycle approaches to property.
  • Communication skills -an enhanced ability to communicate complex property issues through written presentations.
  • Problem solving skills – an increased body of knowledge associated with complex existing property assets.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Planning and Design (Coursework)
Master of Property

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