Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorDr Robert Crawford
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
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.
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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|
Upon successful completion of this subject students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
Architecture major |
Civil (Engineering) Systems major
Environments Discipline subjects
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Introduction to Construction
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