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ENG8103 Management of Technological Risk

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Overview

The complexity of modern engineering products and systems is such that some risk of failure is inevitable. There is a financial incentive to reduce this risk and to improve reliability, and increasingly, there are statutory requirements to address reliability and safety issues explicitly. Consequently, people in technology management need to be aware of the tools and techniques used for the prediction, evaluation and management of technological risks.

This course is concerned with the prediction and assessment of technical risks. It introduces a range of qualitative and quantitative techniques used for the analysis of risk and to manage technological projects and processes in such a way that potential adverse outcomes are minimised and opportunities maximised. The techniques have broad application and may be applied in the management of many technical areas, including manufacturing, construction, processing and plant supervision.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022