Construction Entrepreneurship

Description

Construction entrepreneurship deals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to assemble resources including innovations, finance and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

BCA Singapore

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the principles underpinning the financial management of construction companies.

2. Develop and appraise strategic management plans for construction companies.

3. Simulate the management of a construction companies.

4. Investigate and apply entrepreneurship principles to the built environment.

5. Develop effective communication skills related to working in teams in virtual environments.

6. Justify the strengths and weaknesses of your learning experiences about managing construction companies

Content

  • Entrepreneurship concepts
  • Marketing concepts
  • Financial management and planning
  • Strategic management concepts in the construction industry

Assumed Knowledge

Candidates for this course should have a working knowledge of the construction industry's structure, processes and relationships

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Readings

Proposal / Plan: Review and Strategic Plan for Business Simulation

Practical Demonstration: Construction Management Simulation

Report: Reflective Report

Essay: Entrepreneurship Essay

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.