Post-disaster Project Management
Available in 2012
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Previously offered in 2013
Examines the nature and practice of Project Management in post-disaster situations. This is in the context of redevelopment of the Built Environment after a disastrous event. The course explores the traditional Project Management theories and practices as applied to the unique activities of rebuilding in the short, medium and long term periods after the occurrence of a disaster.
At the completion of the course students will be able to:
• Critically examine resource challenges and constraints typically encountered on post-disaster reconstruction projects.
• Critically evaluate a range of project management strategies to address specific challenges, formulate project teams and compose parameters for effective working.
• Critically examine strategies to manage and transfer knowledge between stakeholders involved in disaster mitigation and reconstruction activities.
• Critically examine the application of a variety of knowledge management techniques and technologies in appropriate contexts.
• Project management: an overview of general theories.
• The complex nature of project management in post-disaster environments
• Strategic and tactical project management in post-disaster environments
• Resourcing disaster response and reconstruction
• Team working and managing temporary organisations
• Stakeholder management
• Supply chain risks
• Supply chain management
• Knowledge management and integration
• Disaster management technologies
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term