ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT 2

CIV3EM2

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides students with an advanced knowledge in strategic project management techniques and related management principles in human resource and sustainability management that are needed for an engineer to perform management functions within an engineering organisation. Topics include: concepts of strategic management; use of a range of strategies to achieve sustainable competitive advantage; project management; creation of complex project schedules and reporting procedures; creation of site OH&S management systems; create quality and risk management plan for a construction site and planning for human resources and sustainability practices. Studying through these topics, student will develop an in depth understanding of the strategic managerial principles and practical knowledge in managing projects that enable modern organisations to function effectively and efficiently in changing environments.

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

Prerequisites CIV2EM1

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in course code SBECT

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProfessional Construction Management, 3rd ednPrescribedBarrie, D & Paulson, B 1992MCGRAW HILL, SYDNEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the concept of strategic management.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Evaluate and select different management strategies to deliver proposed business outcomes.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Explain and apply of the process of project management, the key concepts in managing project quality and risk, and the process in Human Resource Management and its applied systems.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Use standardized techniques to manage engineering projects.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Evaluate and define various OH&S compliance systems for engineering projects.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Create a Quality Plan and a Risk Management Plan for use in a construction site.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions. Problem solving assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

07. Design and conduct training needs analysis and prepare job specifications and Environmental Effects Statement for use

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Weekly Tutorial Class Activities and Topical Online Quiz15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Examination (2 hours)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Assignment (Management documentation preparation) (1000 words)15 02, 06
Group Report & Presentation (Case based analysis of modern engineering management issue) (2000 word35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07