Course Title: Plan industrial computer systems projects
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2017
Course Code: BUSM7830C
Course Title: Plan industrial computer systems projects
School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Phone: +61 3 9925 4700
Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers development and documentation of industrial computer systems project proposals, milestones and completions .The unit encompasses, establishing budgets, critical path analysis, development of workflow strategies, documenting, presenting and negotiating budgets and timelines.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEED148A Plan industrial computer systems projects
1 Prepare to plan project.
1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood
2 Develop project plan proposal.
2.1 Estimated plant, material, labour and other costs are sought and obtained from appropriate person(s) in accordance with organisation policies and procedures
3 Obtain approval for project plan.
3.1 Project plan is presented and discussed with person(s) of higher authority
Refer to Elements
Details of Learning Activities
You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the four clustered competencies (UEENEED148A, UEENEEE015B, UEENEEE137A, UEENEEK132A ) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
This course is delivered in a cluster (Computer Project 1) in conjunction with UEENEEE015B (EEET6740C), UEENEEE137A (OHTH5731C) & EEET7031C (UEENEEK132A). You must enrol in all four courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEEE015B, UEENEED148A, UEENEEE137A and UEENEEK132A.
Elements and Performance Criteria for UEENEEE015B (EEET6740C)
1 Prepare to develop design briefs.
1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established techniques for project planning are reviewed are adopted in accordance with organisation policies.
1.3 The scope of the project is evaluated and project parameters established using a formal evaluation/survey processes.
1.4 Criteria from other related works impacting on the project are determined from specification of other work, site visits and/or discussion with appropriate person(s).
1.5 Project budget is established by setting realistic expectations of deliverables and in consideration of tangible quality differences that result in the deliver the best value.
2 Develop design briefs.
2.1 Design brief is developed to include scenarios/requirements established in consultation with appropriate person(s), and regulatory requirements.
2.2 Design brief is developed in collaboration with all relevant design professionals and contractors involved in the project.
2.3 Competent persons required for the project are identified and their roles specified in the design brief.
2.4 Project design brief is reviewed against all inputs and adjusted to rectify any anomalies.
2.5 Project design brief proposal is documented in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.
3 Obtain approval for design briefs.
3.1 Project design brief is presented and discussed with person(s) of higher authority.
3.2 Alterations to the project design brief resulting from the presentation/discussion are negotiated with person(s) of higher authority within the constraints of organisation policy.
3.3 Final project design brief is documented and approval obtained from appropriate person(s).
Elements and Performance Criteria for UEENEEE137A (OHTH5731C)
1 Identify and document hazards and risks.
1.1 Hazards are identified the appropriate persons involved and in accordance with compliance procedures.
Note: Typically this will relate to such things as: The type of job, Electrical conditions, Energy levels, Radiation levels, Toxic substances, Airborne particles, Pressure discharge, Explosive atmosphere, Work-site location, General work-site conditions, Specific work location, Moving parts, Tools and equipment, Workers competence and/or capacity and/or personal effects
1.2 Risks associated with identified hazards are determined in consultation with others and documented in accordance with compliance procedures.
1.3 Provision is made to accommodate changes to documentation should unforseen hazards be identified.
2 Assign levels of risk and develop and document control measures.
2.1 Level of risk is assigned for each identified hazard in accordance with the regulations and following compliance procedures.
2.2 Control measures are developed for hazard, level of risk and activity to eliminate and/or mitigate the risk following compliance procedures.
2.3 Hazard, level of risk and control measures are agreed to and documented in consultation with all involved in accordance with compliance procedures.
3 Monitor and review the control measures.
3.1 Documented control measures are made available for reference by all involved with the work.
3.2 Control measures are modified where required in consultation with all involved with the work in accordance with compliance procedures.
3.3 Documentation of hazards, risk control measures and their application are filed in accordance with compliance procedures.
Elements and Performance Criteria for UEENEEK132A (EEET7031C)
1 Prepare to develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.
1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work
1.3 The extent of the environmental and sustainability issues are determined from performance specifications and situation reports and in consultation with relevant persons
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work
1.5 Effective strategies are determined to ensure solution development and implementation is carried out efficiently
2 Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.
2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed
2.2 Knowledge of sustainability is applied to developing strategies to address greenhouse gas and sustainability issues
2.3 Parameters, specifications and performance requirements in relation to environmental and sustainability issues are set in accordance with established procedures
2.4 Approaches to resolving environmental and sustainability issues are analysed to provide most effective solutions
2.5 Unplanned events are dealt with safely and effectively consistent with regulatory requirements and enterprise policy
2.6 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards
3 Document strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.
3.1 Solutions to environmental and sustainability issues are tested to determine their effectiveness and modified where necessary
3.2 Adopted solutions are documented, including instructions for implementation that incorporates risk control measures to be followed
3.3 Appropriately competent and qualified persons required to implement solutions to environmental and sustainability issues are coordinated in accordance with regulatory requirements and enterprise policy (See Note)
3.4 Justification for strategies used to solve environmental and sustainability issues is documented for inclusion in work/project development records in accordance with professional standards
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course and other two clustered competencies are mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base
EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with cluster of competencies UEENEED148A, UEENEEE015B, UEENEEE137A in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for the 3 clustered competencies (UEENEED148A, UEENEEE015B, UEENEEE137A) is detailed below:
Introduction to Course Outline and Assessment Criteria, OHS processes and procedures, Identifying Hazards, maintaining reflective journal practices,Implement and practice OH&S workplace regulations, procedures and practices, including risk control measures
Assessment task 1: Reflective Journal: 15%- Every Week within 48 hours of the class session to be submitted in myRMIT>Studies>Course Online Blog i.e. Reflective Journal
|3||Techniques for project planning, Risks associated with identified hazards, Knowledge of sustainability is applied to developing strategies and apply energy principles and practices while planning a computer systems project maintaining reflective journal practices||E015B 1.2
The scope of the project, design brief, changes to documentation should unforseen hazards, Parameters, specifications and performance requirements in relation to environmental and sustainability issues and inherent safe working practices within the industrial environment
Assessment task 3: Assignment 2 -Project Risk Assessment: 20% - Given Out- Week 4, Due on Week 8
Criteria from other related works impacting on the project, project budget is established , development t of design brief, estimation of plant, material, labour and other costs, levels of risk and. eliminate and/or mitigate the risk, quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement, maintaining reflective journal practices
Recognise and conduct work maintaining cultural diversity within the industrial environment following relevant Anti-Discrimination legislation, regulations, policies and workplace procedures.
Industry Guest Lecture: Overview on ethics for practising engineers
|11-15||Stakeholders, knowledge of critical path analysis, development and documentation of control measures, solutions to environmental and sustainability issues are tested,responsibilities, obligations and discussions with appropriate personnel recognising all aspects of cultural backgrounds. |
Maintaining reflective journal practices
|16-17||Reviewed Project design brief, Sources and availability of materials and human resources|
Assessment task 4 Assignment 3- Project Plan 45%- Week 17 (depends on centralized exam date, please confirm from teacher)
|18||Documentation of Project design brief proposal, Risk management strategies, Submission of Report & Presentation|
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated is 12 hours outside the class time.
Information Technology Project Management 3E by Jack T. Marchewka, John Wiley
Project Manager Competency Development Framework , by Project Management Institute
Competency Mapping, Assessment, & Development’ by Dr. Pandu Naik & Mr. Siraj Ur Rahman
Engineering Design: A Project Based Introduction 3E , by Clive L. Dym, Patrick Little, John Wiley
Google Book: The Computer System Risk Management and Validation Life Cycle By R. Timothy Stein
Resource materials will be available on myRMIT>Studies>BUSM7830C
Overview of Assessment
The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:
Assessment 1: Reflective Journal
Weighting towards final grade (%): 15
Assessment 2: Assignment 1
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20
Assessment 3: Assignment 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20
Assessment 4: Assignment 3
Weighting towards final grade (%): 45
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Elements/Performance Criteria||Reflective Journal||Assignment 1||Assignment 2||Assignment 3|
• Reflective Journal,15% -Week 17
• Assignment 1, 20% -Week 4
• Assignment 2, 20% -Week 8
• Assignment 3, 45% -Week 17
This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.
Assessment vs UEENEEE015B Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEEE015B Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs UEENEED148A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEED148A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs UEENEEE137A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEEE137A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs UEENEEK132A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEEK132A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEEK132A
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEEE015B||1||0||3||2||2||1||2||3||2||3||1||1||2||3||3||2|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEED148A||1||0||3||2||2||1||2||3||2||3||1||1||2||3||3||2|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEEE137A||1||0||3||2||2||1||2||3||2||3||1||1||2||3||3||2|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEEK132A||1||0||3||2||2||1||2||3||2||3||1||1||2||3||3||2
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed.|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element.|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.|
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• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
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• English language development
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