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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Construction Industry Management
    • National economy and the construction industry
    • Understanding project lifecycle stages
    • Construction contract documents
    • Team selection procedures in the construction industry
    • Innovative practices in contemporary construction management
    • Managing risks and uncertainties in construction project delivery
    • Professional bodies in the construction industry: the making of the project team
    • Professional ethics and, crime and corruption in the construction industry
    • Professional service marketing
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Revision
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Glossary
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials

At the completion of this subject students will:

  1. apply the principles of construction management to all of the stakeholders in the building construction process
  2. discuss and reflect upon the building industry and its place in the commsubjecty and the external factors that influence it
  3. analyse the role functions of the construction manager and the range of management concepts and techniques utilised in construction projects.
  • Assignment 1 - Online Test (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Journal — Collaborative Reflective (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Invigilated Exam (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-CME100

Special requirements

No special requirements

An overview of the construction industry, project life cycle, the industry’s place in the community and external factors that influence it. The role, functions, and professional practices of construction managers, quantity surveyors and project managers. An introduction to a range of management concepts and techniques associated with construction projects.

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