Project Management & Innovation in Process Industr

Course code CHEE6510Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

This subject includes specific material on planning, selection, estimation and control of chemical engineering processes. Material will be given on 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 SWOT analysis as related specifically to chemical engineering industries.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesTo develop:
1. 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
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
8.Approval Processes
9.Other Selected Topics
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment in this course will consist of regular assignments, major assignment, tutorials 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
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for CHEE6510