Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
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Admission to the following Melbourne School of Design programs:
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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
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Organised as an advanced seminar, the aim of this subject is for students to synthesise both macro and micro views about the specialist contracting sector and produce a professional business planning document focussing on strategy and operations. Specific areas covered are the rationale of the specialty contractor’s role along with various trade and management methodologies. By blending theory (literature) and practice (case studies), the subject reviews the reasons for the existence of this specialist sector as well as the impact it has on product design, technological progress and adoption, project coalitions and contractual systems.
Students capture information and data through industry and formal research, class exercises, readings and lectures in order to write a planning document for a specialist contracting firm. The subject will be taught in a formative approach so students will build on foundational concepts then progress to apply specific practices. The aim of this subject is for students to understand and synthesise current contracting processes to create a sustainable specialist firm.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Building Systems and Trade Specialties
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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