CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGEMENT

CIV3CPM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject focuses on a number of essential aspects of construction projects management including the tender process, bid strategy, tender evaluation and decision making, project management, quality systems and reliability engineering, health and safety requirements for construction management. Emphasis will be placed on the management role of engineers in achieving efficient and effective operations within local and regional government. The subject includes some invited lectures by practicing professional engineers. Engineers Australia stage 1 competencies covered in this subject are: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.6.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (CIV3SD1 or CIV2ST1) and (CIV3SOM or CIV3GTA)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProject managementPrescribedHaynes, M.E.2ND EDN, CRISP PUBLICATIONS INC. 1997.
ReadingsProject Management in ConstructionPrescribedWalker, A6TH EDN, Wiley-Blackwell, 2015

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe and apply project management terms and principles to the engineering industry.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops to explore project management terms and concepts. Reading resource material will provide detailed background knowledge

02. Scope out a project and apply project allocation techniques to a project team for a civil construction project.

Activities:
Through Lectures and Workshops project management approaches will be described and modelled

03. Analyse and describe stakeholder engagement and identification techniques for large scale civil engineering projects.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops will describe and apply stakeholder management concepts

04. Conduct risk assessment for projects to facilitate tendering and change management processes.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops will demonstrate and describe risk and tendering processes

05. Analyse construction projects against relevant quality management frameworks.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops will review relevant quality management frameworks

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual contribution to project teams (500-words equivalent, per student)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
5 online in-class quizzes (1,500-words equivalent)30 01, 03, 05
Individual research report and presentation (1,300-words equivalent)On a relevant project management topic.30 01
Three group written projects (1,500-words equivalent per student total)30 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual contribution to project teams (500-words equivalent, per student)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
5 online in-class quizzes (1,500-words equivalent)30 01, 03, 05
Individual research report and presentation (1,300-words equivalent)On a relevant project management topic.30 01
Three group written projects (1,500-words equivalent per student total)30 02, 03, 04, 05