Master of Engineering Science (Engineering Management)

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  • Academic title
    Master of Engineering Science (Engineering Management)
  • Course description
    Core Subjects (50 points)
    Course structure for the 100 point Master of Engineering Management.  Core subjects (37.5 points)

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    421-673  Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    This subject analyses the interrelationship between technology, product design, business strategy, customer needs and sustainability criteria using supply chain methodology. It identifies and characterises global supply chains, explains the interdepe...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-671  Financial Analysis of Complex Projects
    This subject analyses the profitability of complex technological projects so that different alternative investment opportunities can be compared within a legislative, societal, environmental, financial and economic framework as part of a business pla...     Semester 1     12.50

    421-672  Management of Technological Enterprises
    This subject uses extensive case studies to explore strategic decision-making, organisational design, culture and change, communication, leadership and the capturing of enterprise knowledge in technological businesses. The management of people, the m...     Semester 1     12.50

    Restricted elective subjects (25 points)

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    421-682  Engineering Systems Management
    Contemporary business requires intelligent and integrated decision making tools for effectively managing increasingly complex physical systems. Modelling and evaluation techniques that incorporate a range of key stakeholder objectives and interaction...     Semester 2     12.50

    325-694  Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    The purpose of this subject is to examine the topics of Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the context of large and small organisations. Innovation is ultimately the lifeblood of organisations, in that it is concerned with the capability to ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    Research subjects
    (62.5 points)

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    421-642  Research Topic
    On conclusion of their project, students should have an appreciation of procedures involved in conducting research and have gained experience in scientific writing, and in poster and oral presentations.The subject includes supervision of project sele...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    421-644  Research Project
    On conclusion of their project, students should have an appreciation of procedures involved in conducting research and have gained experience in scientific writing and in delivering an oral presentation.The subject includes supervision of methodology...     Semester 1, Semester 2     50

    Elective subjects (25 points)

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    421-604  Environmental Management ISO 14000
    The history of EMS from Demming Wheel to ISO 14000 series; the elements of an EMS; Systems audit and review and gap analysis; Legal requirements, due diligence document control, liability and ISO 9000 review; Regulation, accreditation; Community cons...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-616  Technology Assessment
    Nature of technology; nature of technological changes; introduction to production theory; comparative advantage; net national value added; social cost benefit analysis, environmental impact statements; environmental economics; financial analysis usin...     Semester 1     12.50

    421-627  Sustainable Water Resources Management
    The concept of water resources system; watersheds and river basins. Economic, environmental and social impacts of water resources development. Environmental planning process for control and mitigation of waterlogging and salinisation. Water resources...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-681  Management for the Environment
    Lectures and syndicate work covering the following Topics: environment politics; environmental law and legislation, Regulation, variations between states, variations between Countries; environment economics; communication obligations and methods.     Semester 2     12.50

    451-610  Fundamentals of GIS
    Introduction to the information society and information management; definition of GIS; overview of the range of GIS applications; the use of GIS for decision making; integration of GIS with other technologies; geographic referencing methods; geograph...     Semester 1     12.50

    451-624  Management of GIS
    Introduction to typical application areas such as: cadastral records and land information; facilities management; urban planning; land use and agriculture; nature resource management; environmental monitoring; marketing and demographic studies; defen...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-654  Principles of Asset Management
    Government legislative requirements; relevance of accounting systems; framework for data bases; analysis component systems; priority determination; condition and deficiency rating; ratings data; reporting mechanisms; decentralised systems; Geographic...     Semester 1     12.50

    421-668  Sustainable Irrigation System Management     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    421-663  Engineering Project Management
    The unit aims to develop your skills as a project manager who is able to take an active leadership role in achieving these outcomes. Emphasis is on principles of management, project relationships, communication and risk management. Topical case studi...     Semester 1     12.50

    421-664  Project Delivery
    Estimating and tendering engineering construction works, including work breakdown structures, work method statements, risk identification and tendering principles; detailed study of contract documents for design and construction including various par...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-667  Project Management Practices
    Advanced project management techniques focuses on specific tools and techniques used by project managers to control time, to structure work breakdown packages and to manage cost, quality and risk. Topical case studies are used to introduce key princi...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-666  Management of Project Resources
    The project and construction manager; organisational structures; management of personnel; selection of consultants or contractors, communication processes; industrial relations; occupational health and safety; meetings; delegation and communication.     Semester 2     12.50

    316-802  Macroeconomics for Managers
    The subject covers issues relating to the labour market (employment and unemployment), the product market (consumption, saving and investment) and the markets for finance and foreign exchange. It covers the role of government economic policy as well ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    316-660  Managerial Economics
    The subject provides an introduction to the fundamentals of microeconomics and strategy, and applies this knowledge to a number of business and management issues. Topics to be covered include: the working of competitive markets and the determination ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    325-679  Supply Chain Management
    This subject is aimed at developing an advanced understanding of the principles, concepts and approaches employed in the management of supply chains between industrial, commercial, and governmental organisations. It includes the management of materia...     Semester 2     12.50

    325-692  Decision Analysis
    This subject will provide the analytic frameworks and tools that managers need to support their judgements in decision making with a focus on risky decisions and resource allocation. It covers the topics of decision making under uncertainty (includin...     Semester 1     12.50

    325-677  People and Change
    This subject examines individual and collective human behaviour in and around issues of organisational change. The subject will cover a broad theoretical basis that assists in understanding how change at the employee, group and strategic levels affec...     Semester 2     12.50

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