Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Entry into the Master of Construction Management|
|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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CoordinatorDr Toong-Khuan Chan
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will examine management issues relating to contemporary businesses within the construction industry. Major theories and models of organisations will be explored. The subject will investigate the role of the manager as well as corporate strategies to achieve competitive advantage. In particular the following topics will be explored: business analysis, decision making, innovation, negotiation, leadership, ethical decision making, capabilities, competencies and corporate social responsibility. Concepts such as organisational learning, knowledge management, relationship marketing, operations management, supply chain management and differentiation strategies will be presented.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
One two-hour examination (40%) and
Three assignments each worth 20% with due dates spread across the semester (total 60%).
Regardless of assignment results, a minimum mark of 40% has to be achieved in the examination in order to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||None specified|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon successful completion of this subject students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
Master of Construction Management |
Master of Construction Management
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