Construction Entrepreneurship

Course code ARBE4301Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

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
Replacing Course(s)This replaces and modifies the content to the existing 10 credit ARBE3303 Construction Integrated Project 4.
TransitionARBE3303 Construction Integrated Project 4 to ARBE4301 Construction Entrepreneurship.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCandidates for this course should have a working knowledge of the construction industry's structure, processes and relationships
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Simulation
Other: (please specify)Oral presentation
Other: (please specify)BlackBoard discussion board participation
Reports
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for ARBE4301