INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

CIV4IMS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a holistic vision into integrated management system with view to its application in OH&S, quality, risk and environmental management systems. It presents the principles and practices of effectively integrating management systems in accordance with ISO 9001 series of standards, AS4801 OHS Management Systems and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems. Skills to conduct research to evaluate new technological systems to be used to better manage the workplace and to plan as well as perform management systems integration in compliance of Australian standards will be developed.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

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
ReadingsIntegrated management systems for construction: quality, environment and safetyPrescribedGriffith, A 2011PRENTICE HALL, HARLOW

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct sound research with technical skills to evaluate new technological systems to be used to better manage the workplace.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions. Problem solving assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Implement practices and specific measures in response to Australian Standards of OHS, Quality and Environmental Management Systems.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate and specify requirements of operations/management software to improve business performances.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Explain the requirements of corporate governance on companies.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Discuss the significance of organisational social responsibility, managerial ethics and corporate governance to a company.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Use different types of managerial communications effectively

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, face to face and online group discussions. Group report and presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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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 Tutorial Class Activities and Topical Online Quiz10 01, 02, 03, 04
Assignment (Evaluation of new technoligcal system) (750 words)10 01, 03, 06
Examination (2.5 hours)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Group Report and Presentation (2000 words and 20 minutes)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 06