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An online undergraduate unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Construction Industry Management explores a range of aspects of the construction industry, including project life cycles, the industry's place in the community and influential external factors. You will also explore the role, functions and professional practices of industry professionals, such as construction managers, quantity surveyors and project managers.
On completion of this unit, you will be able to apply the principles of construction management to all stakeholders in the building construction process. You will also analyse the role of a construction manager and explore the various management concepts and techniques they utilise in their projects.
Throughout this unit you will engage with a variety of teaching methods and materials, including discussion forums, online assignment submission, and various third party tools. Assessment consists of an invigilated exam, a presentation and an online quiz.
Anyone can apply, however you must ensure that you have not already completed Project Management (A), which is considered academically equivalent to this unit.
In this Construction Industry Management unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This Construction Industry Management unit introduces you to a variety of concepts and techniques that will help to prepare you for a wide range of roles in the building and construction industry. It also provides foundational skills and knowledge that you will be expected to apply throughout your further study of the industry.
The unit is a core requirement for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), also provided by Curtin University. Successful graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) course frequently go on to work in related job roles including building technician, surveyor, contractor, construction manager, contract administrator, estimator, facilities manager, property developer and quantity surveyor. The unit also helps you to develop general management and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a wide variety of more general job roles, including project management, consultancy and teaching.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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