Courses & Units

Workplace Project ZAX105

Cradle Coast, Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

In this unit, you will apply the processes of project risk management to construction projects to create authentic risk management documents. Project case studies for this unit will be negotiated with your employer or a local industry partner. You will undertake a risk study on a key aspect of the construction project, conduct a risk and compliance audit of a project, and negotiate with construction project people to develop a risk reduction plan. Your focus will be on identifying opportunities for continual improvement in risk and compliance management through the development of practical and contemporary solutions that can be implemented on a real project.

This unit also introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:

- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.

Summary

Unit name Workplace Project
Unit code ZAX105
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Business and Management UC
Coordinator Ms Fiona Brodribb
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and communicate with key project stakeholders.
  • Apply risk management principles to construction projects.
  • Evaluate compliance and risk management performance.
  • Design and communicate risk reduction strategies and actions
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
040303 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly or fortnightly tutorials (after hours) and 2 x full day face-to-face workshops per semester.
 

AssessmentAT1: Stakeholder Consultation and Communication Plan (15%)|AT2: Risk Study (40%)|AT3: Construction Project Audit (45%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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