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EG3000 - Engineering Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Details of engineering planning and design; feasibility, and concept design of engineering projects; project planning techniques; discussion of case studies for engineering projects related to energy, mining, construction, infrastructure and manufacturing processes; sustainability, environmental and social considerations in engineering projects; organisational structure for engineering projects; cost estimation and risk management for engineering projects; technological aspects of engineering projects; scheduling of time and resources; multiple project management; optimisation models and algorithms for solution; optimal scheduling of time and resources; cost optimisation; application of optimisation approach to engineering project management; quality control; construction management - design and delivery, tenders, bidding, procurement, risk management, scheduling and estimation of costs; international engineering projects; project monitoring and closure. Project: Conceptualisation, comparison, selection and development of detailed project plan, schedule, cost and risk involved in (group) proposed engineering project from different disciplines of engineering.

Learning Outcomes

  • advance effective oral and written communication skills;
  • develop an attitude for dealing with complexity and uncertainty;
  • learn to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution;
  • understand professional and ethical responsibilities;
  • understand the technological aspects of engineering project and their efficient management;
  • learn the tools and concepts relevant to organizing, planning and managing engineering projects;
  • learn to make concious use of systems thinking, approaches and concepts.
Prerequisites: EG1000 AND EG1002 AND EG1010 AND EG1011 AND EG1012 AND MA1000 AND MA1003 AND (PH1005 OR EG1001) OR 36 CREDIT POINTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CS3007 EG5308

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Rabin Tuladhar
Lecturer: Dr Govinda Pandey.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.