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CMG4901 Construction Management Practice

Units : 0
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030903 - Structural Engineering

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CMG4001

Synopsis

In this course, students will work as part of a team with other students, to take over the running a small construction company for a period of two years, using the AROUSAL Simulation software. During this time, a wide range of business and behavioural issues will be explored, including:
. the links between business strategy and operations;
. the subtle differences in response to specific strategies by different functional areas of the business, such as finance, marketing, human resources and production;
. identifying and assessing performance criteria;
. the role of leadership, teamwork, advocacy, and decision making in formulating and pursuing achievable strategies;
. methods for enhancing leadership, teamwork, involvement and individual reward;
. the impact of multiple projects on project and organisational performance;
. achieving high-performance teams and high-performance businesses.

Each team will take on the various roles required to run the simulated business for the two year period and will work towards a group presentation to the other teams. This oral and written presentation will be in the form of a professional standard, project report to the client that will address the issues discussed in the above rationale.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 External