BLDG 4013 Work-Integrated Learning in Construction Leadership

Credit Points 10

Description In this unit, students will engage in project-based learning related to Construction Leadership within an industry framework. Students will select a project with an agreed industry partner to develop any of the following managerial and leadership skills in construction settings: organisation management and applications, strategic management, change management, corporate social responsibility, human resource management, knowledge management and organisational resilience. This unit contributes towards the skills required for a work-ready graduate and allows the student to plan, undertake and report on a specific aspect of practice in the context of work.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 3782 Bachelor of Construction Management Advanced (Honours) AND have applied and selected by a partner organisation before enrolling in this subject.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Manage various aspects of a project related to Construction Leadership, including planning and implementation, to produce agreed deliverables that align with feedback
  2. Conduct research on the theoretical basis of the selected construction leadership project demonstrating ethical, digital and information literacy
  3. Reflect on the learning and professional development achievements related to the selected construction leadership project
  4. Apply communication and collaboration skills through the selected construction leadership project and the workplace
  5. Adapt to change, uncertainty and challenges with innovative and justifiable solutions for the industry
  6. Demonstrate leadership capability and professional development in carrying out the WIL based project

Subject Content

Students will learn any of the following construction leadership practices along with relevant theoretical knowledge through research:
-organisation management and applications,
-strategic management,
-change management,
-corporate social responsibility,
-human resource management,
-knowledge management,
-organisational resilience

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
Proposal 1000 words 20 N Individual
Presentations 15 minutes (each) 30 N Individual
Portfolio 3000 words portfolio with 5 minutes video 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods