Course Title: Production Planning and Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Production Planning and Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.  

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Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.  


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1243

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1243

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

BUIL1243

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex21 (All)

Course Coordinator: Vijayalaxmi Rangrej

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2230

Course Coordinator Email: Vijayalaxmi.Rangrej@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 8 Level 8 Room 27

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses

BUIL1226 Introduction to Buildings

before you commence this course.

OR 

Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.  Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.  Further information: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=x94or0ccuu7k


Course Description

The course will focus on the planning and design of construction processes. The major emphasis of this course is on production and productivity. You will develop your knowledge of production problems that typically occur in construction systems. Topics covered include:

  • Production systems and sub-systems
  • Construction systems and workers
  • System design – product and service design; capacity planning; process selection and layout; design of work systems; location planning and analysis
  • Inventory management and scheduling
  • Scheduling, production curves, line-of-balance


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)  


In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:


PLO1: Determine and apply knowledge of complex construction management theory to your professional practice and/or further study 

PLO3: Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to formulate evidenced based solutions to industry problems or issues 

PLO4: Utilise appropriate methods and techniques to design and /or execute research based or professionally focused construction management projects, demonstrating capacity for independent and collaborative learning, addressing real world industry issues 

PLO5: Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives 

PLO6: Critically examine and reflect on the profession, in local and/or global contexts, and question accepted interpretations and decision making 


 


Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. CLO1: Investigate and analyse the effectiveness of building production systems
  2. CLO2: Plan and design building production systems
  3. CLO3: Design systems to optimise production and reduce waste


Overview of Learning Activities

The course will be delivered using a mix of formal instruction (face-to-face and pre-recorded) and practical activities undertaken in class.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks. 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.