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MGT8021 Project Sustainability Management

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Management and Marketing
Version produced : 17 April 2014

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course focuses on the management aspects of the design and operation of logistical support systems for new projects with an emphasis on capital projects across a range of sectors. It includes both the "military" approach to logistics through the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) methodologies (sustainment), and the traditional "business" logistics areas of inventories, warehousing and transportation. The course emphasises the life-cycle approach to sustainability. It considers how reliability, availability, maintainability factors and maturing technological concepts influence life cycle decisions and costs. The course examines elements of maintenance planning, supply support, manpower and personnel, training and training devices, technical data, facilities, packaging, handling, storage and transport, support and test equipment, computing support, and logistics operations and coordination. It also considers related topics on logistic support analysis (LSA), modelling and simulation and the practice of sustainability management in both private and public enterprises.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 Online