Courses & Units

Construction Project Management ZAX106

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit you will practise the design and delivery of projects in the context of building and civil construction. This will include identifying and analysing relevant project management concepts, tools and processes used in the formulation, delivery and management of construction projects, as well as how they are integrated into business operations. Your learning will focus on practical examples and incorporate scoping and analysis of your own construction industry-related project throughout the second year of your Diploma studies. You will develop skills in construction project management processes, project troubleshooting, and formulation of a detailed project plan. This will be delivered as an oral presentation to communicate key ideas and concepts for a client or work team; identify key project issues or risks and provide recommendations to successfully manage the project. This unit will include a year-long program of workshops with guest speakers, industry case studies and industry visits, and provide the opportunity for you to consolidate your learnings from other units through your own project work. The workshops focus on the themes of safety, resilience and innovation in construction will and include a range of topics that develop your students’ understanding of project management knowledge and skills required for successful delivery of construction projects.


Unit name Construction Project Management
Unit code ZAX106
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Technologies


Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 4 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 4 12/10/2020 2/11/2020 17/11/2020 18/12/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse and evaluate construction project planning processes and techniques within a legislative and ethical framework.

2. Identify and apply project management concepts and tools.

3. Investigate, formulate and communicate project management plans.

4. Propose and justify potential applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practices.

5. Develop, assemble and apply relevant transferable skills and professional attributes to respond to project management challenges.



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 040303

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1. Project proposal (20%)

2. Project management plan (30%)

3. Presentation (50%)

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