Disaster Management and Resilience in the Built Environment
|Course code ARBE4302||Units 10||Level 4000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment|
This course examines the impacts on the built environment of natural and human initiated disasters. This is done through the context of investigating the consequences and activities during the short, medium and long-term periods after the occurrence of a disaster. The role of the construction in supporting post disaster reconstruction and making the built environment resilient will be explored.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||At the completion of the course students will be able to:|
- Understand the theory and practice of emergency management
- Apply post-disaster project management principles and practices
- Apply post-disaster mitigation and sustainable re-development measures
- Present written and visual concepts and ideas.
|Content||- Overview of emergency or disaster situations and the consequences in the built environment. |
- Existing theories and practices in disaster management.
- Existing bodies that manage disaster situations.
- The principles and process of post disaster reconstruction project management, including planning, organising, staffing and controlling a - project management team.
- Stakeholder, knowledge management, communications management.
- Mitigation thorough community consultation and engagement.
- Sustainable economic, social and cultural redevelopment of the affected communities.
- Ethics and social responsibility of redevelopment
|Replacing Course(s)||This replaces an existing 20 credit course ARBE4321 Construction Integrated Project 6.|
|Transition||The former ARBE4322 Facilities Management Theory and Practice course (20 units) has become ARBE4302 Disaster Management and Resilience in the Built Environment. (10 units) and ARBE4303 Facilities Management (10 units)|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks|
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE4302|