Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 6 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Entry to a Melbourne School of Design course and completion of at least 50 points of Melbourne School of Design study.
|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
The Eastern Precinct (building 138)
(between Doug McDonell building and Eastern Resource Centre)
The subject recognizes that strategic management is a key factor for the successful management of design practices. The subject will introduce students to basic concepts and theories in organisational theory, innovation and corporate strategy. Using these concepts students will be forced to think through the critical success factors that drive competitive advantage in different types of design firms. The subject will elucidate the links between firm strategy, competition and the management of design teams and operational infrastructure in these firms.
2 x Individual 2500 research report, case study or business plan, each worth 50% due in week 7 and week 12.
Emmitt, S. Design Management for Architects, Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
200 point Master of Architecture |
300 point Master of Architecture
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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