Course Title: Industrial Environment

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Industrial Environment

Credit Points: 12

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1266

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020

BUIL1267

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh1 18,
Offsh3 18,
Offsh1 19,
Offsh1 20

BUIL1290

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1290

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22017 (SE2)

BUIL1290

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSep2018 (SE3)

BUIL1290

SHAPE, VTC

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

OFFJan2020 (All)

Course Coordinator: Sarah Holdsworth

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9929

Course Coordinator Email: sarah.holdsworth@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 08.08.65

Course Coordinator Availability: Wednesday 12.00pm - 2.00pm


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses

BUIL1256 Construction, Planning & Design 2

before you commence this course.


Course Description

The course prepares you for work in the construction industry. You will explore current trends in the construction industry across three domains: State, Federal and Regional/Global. The objectives of this course are to: develop your knowledge of the complexity of the construction industry, and how its various groups protect and influence it; develop your ability to analyse and discuss current economic, environmental, political and social issues across the state, federal and international contexts; and develop an appreciation of interest groups, institutions, professions, political parties, unions, business and industries, and how these work, and are understood, within the construction industry.


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
  • PLO2: Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse construction management stakeholders
  • 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: Analyse contemporary construction industry concepts and trends
    2. CLO2: Identify and communicate the implications of contemporary industry concepts and trends for various levels of operation within the construction industry, both local and international
    3. CLO3: Analyse and reflect on the debate on contemporary issues: the reasons for trends and projections, and their various value positions
    4. CLO4: Construct solutions to specified construction planning problems using negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, policy and regulatory frameworks including OH&S;
    5. CLO5: Develop and apply independent research and critical-analysis skills to address contemporary and relevant issues within the construction industry


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be able to engage in a variety of lectures and smaller classes. Learning activities in this course will include class discussions, case study analysis, problem based exercises and team work activities.


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.

Equitable Learning Services

Equitable Learning Services (ELS) provide support and equal opportunities for students with a disability, long-term illness and/or mental health condition and primary carers of individuals with a disability. You can contact the ELS if you would like to find out more: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services. You can also contact the course coordinator or the program coordinator if you would like to find out more. 

An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teaching staff. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc.