Proj Management & Innovation in Process Industries

Course code CHEE4510Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Complements the earlier work on chemical engineering process design and operation and includes specific material on planning, selection, estimation and control of chemical engineering processes. Previous material given in the course, involving chemical engineering unit operation design, is related to process flowsheets, process economics and cost estimation. The course will include a general overview of management, company structures, taxation, legal frameworks (especially related to environmental legislation), intellectual property and patents, business plans and proposals, markets, competition, and Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threat analysis as related specifically to chemical engineering industries.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. Awareness of the Chemical Engineering Business Environment and Economics.
2. An awareness of Legal Frameworks (esp. Environmental Legislation).
3. An awareness of Intellectual property.
4. Management Computing applications.
5. Project Planning Skills.
6. Proposal Writing Skills.
7. Organisational Abilities.

This is a course within the Discipline of Chemical Engineering on some basic aspects of project management and entrepreneurship. Material will be covered in the field to give you a broad overview of various aspects of project management, innovation, technology commercialisation and entrepreneurship. Topics covered will include:

1.Introduction - Parallels between Project Management and Entrepreneurship.
2.Project Definition
3.Project Management History and Tolls
4.Engineering Ideas and Opportunity
5.Feasibility and Testing Business Concepts
6.Project Selection
7.Patents
8.Approval Processes
9.Other Selected Topics
ContentThis is a course within the Discipline of Chemical Engineering on some basic aspects of project management and entrepreneurship. Material will be covered in the field to give you a broad overview of various aspects of project management, innovation, technology commercialisation and entrepreneurship. Topics covered will include:

1.Introduction - Parallels between Project Management and Entrepreneurship.
2.Project Definition
3.Project Management History and Tolls
4.Engineering Ideas and Opportunity
5.Feasibility and Testing Business Concepts
6.Project Selection
7.Patents
8.Approval Processes
9.Other Selected Topics
Replacing Course(s)This course is an expansion of CHEE4500, Project Management II.
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Lecture
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment in this course will consist of regular assignments, a major assignment and reports.

Refer to course outline for information
Contact HoursStudent Projects: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for CHEE4510