CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS

CIV3CO

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides the necessary knowledge required for managing construction operations. Topics include contract administration, cost control, operational reports and industrial relations.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in course code SBECT

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsConstruction Planning, Equipment and Methods 8th ednPrescribedPeurifoy, R, Schexnayder, C, Shapira, A & Schmitt, R 2011MCGRAW-HILL, NEW YORK

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Produce a variety of project documentation fit for purpose

Activities:
Workshop activities including case studies and problem solving tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Assess the cost and quality controls measures in contract documentation prior to construction commencement.

Activities:
Workshop activities including case studies and problem solving tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Present operational reports used in engineering projects with clarity.

Activities:
Case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Describe the framework of industrial relations and how it relates to engineering projects.

Activities:
Problem solving and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Identify up-to-date developments and current issues in the codes of practice in Occupational Health and Safety and industrial relations pertinent to construction operation.

Activities:
Problem solving and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoe Petrolito

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Weekly Reflective Activities related to and Topical Online Quiz15 02, 04, 05
Examination (2 hours)35 02, 04, 05
Assignment (1000 words)15 01, 03
Group Report and Presentation (2000 words and 20 minutes)35 01, 03, 05