Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Lecture 1 hour 2 x weekly; Tutorial 1 hour 1 x weekly |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None specified|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None specified|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorMr Jim Georgiou
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|Subject Overview:||This subject provides a broad introduction to the nature and construction industry both locally and internationally and investigates the roles and responsibilities of a range of industry stakeholders. Theories relating to management, project management, teamwork and communication and how they apply to the construction industry are presented. The project life cycle concept is presented and project procurement systems and contracts are explored. An introduction to estimating practices, tender preparation and the main contractor selection is provided. New challenges for construction managers are considered including environmental concerns, ethical issues, technological innovation, workforce diversity and skills shortages. Finally an overview to legal issues affecting managers in the industry is presented with an introduction to the Australian legal system, law of contract and law of tort provided. |
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
Regardless of assignment results, a minimum mark of 40% has to be achieved in the examination in order to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||Course Reader|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon successful completion of this subject students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills: |
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