Courses & Units

Program Management ZAX107

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

Effective construction program management is fundamental to controlling resources across a company’s schedule of works, and delivering multiple projects and activities within a defined program budget. In this unit you will be introduced to common tools and methods for planning and sequencing construction work at an organisational level, and the challenges of sharing and scheduling resources (equipment, expertise) between multiple requirements. Through applied activities, you will learn about processes for planning and coordinating construction operations, negotiating between different project needs, and monitoring progress within a WHS framework. This unit will further develop your skills in planning, communication, critical thinking and problem solving.

Summary

Unit name Program Management
Unit code ZAX107
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Technologies
Coordinator

TBA

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 3 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 3 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 3 20/7/2020 10/8/2020 25/8/2020 25/9/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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. Identify and explain critical and non-critical path activities in construction programs.

2. Identify and evaluate plant, services, materials and WHS requirements and lead times within a construction program.

3. Apply stages, methods and tools for planning and coordinating construction operations.

4. Evaluate methods for monitoring construction operations.

5. Demonstrate and reflect on conflict resolution skills and capacity to negotiate between competing workplace needs, deadlines and agendas.

Fees

Domestic

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

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Assessment

1. Map of construction operations activities (20%)

2. Program management plan (40%)

3. Case study (40%)

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Textbooks

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