BLDG 3009 Quality and Value Management

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300748

Coordinator Ali Al-Ashwal Opens in new window

Description Introduces students to the concepts of quality systems value management techniques and their application to the built environment. Students will gain knowledge of quality assurance and value management theories, techniques and principles so that they can apply as they enter into their professional careers.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 4735 - Quality and Value Management

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. apply value management and life cycle costing techniques in construction projects.
  2. write a Quality Manual and Plan for the company and project.
  3. apply statistical quality control techniques for analysis of data gathered on quality characteristics from medium to large complex building projects

Subject Content

- introduction to value management, value Engineering and value management procedures.
- function analysis.
- introduction to The meaning and evolution of quality in construction.
- quality procedures used in construction.
- quality systems related to construction including Australian and international standards.
- quality tools including cause and effect diagrams, flow charts, check sheets and Pareto diagrams.
- statistical quality control in construction.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Assignment 1 2000 words 25 N Group
Assignment 2 2000 words 25 N Group
Exam 2 hours 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Penrith (Kingswood)

Evening

Subject Contact Ali Al-Ashwal Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

Evening

Subject Contact Ali Al-Ashwal Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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