CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGEMENT

CIV3CPM

2020

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorThuc Vo

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites(CIV3GTA OR CIV3SOM) AND (CIV3SD1 OR CIV2ST1)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Project Management in Construction

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWalker, A

Year2015

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherWiley-Blackwell

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Source locationN/A

Project management

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorHaynes, M.E.

Year1997

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherCRISP PUBLICATIONS INC.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and apply project management terms and principles to the engineering industry.
02. Scope out a project and apply project allocation techniques to a project team for a civil construction project.
03. Analyse and describe stakeholder engagement and identification techniques for large scale civil engineering projects.
04. Conduct risk assessment for projects to facilitate tendering and change management processes.
05. Analyse construction projects against relevant quality management frameworks.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorThuc Vo

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual contribution to project teams (500-words equivalent, per student)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
5 online in-class quizzes (1,500-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5
Individual research report and presentation (1,300-words equivalent) On a relevant project management topic.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
Three group written projects (1,500-words equivalent per student total)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorThuc Vo

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual contribution to project teams (500-words equivalent, per student)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
5 online in-class quizzes (1,500-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5
Individual research report and presentation (1,300-words equivalent) On a relevant project management topic.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
Three group written projects (1,500-words equivalent per student total)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5