Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to MC-CONMG2Y Master of Construction Management (200 points), MC-CONMG3Y Master of Construction Management (300 points), or approval from the subject coordinator.
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Matt Stevens
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject examines management issues relating to contemporary businesses within the construction industry. The various models of organisations and corporate strategies to achieve competitive advantage are explored. Management concepts such as financial analysis, competitive strategy, innovation, negotiation, leadership, and corporate social responsibility are discussed in the context of a construction company. Recent developments in knowledge management, relationship marketing, operations management, and supply chain management are presented in seminars with extensive use of relevant business school case studies.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Two reports (2 x 25%) of 1000 words each, due in weeks 5 and 8.
Michael E. Porter, Competitive strategy techniques for analyzing industries and competitors, New York: Free Press, 1998, and selected Havard Business School cases.
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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:
Building Systems and Trade Specialties
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