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ARBE4301

Construction Entrepreneurship

10 Units

Construction entrepreneurship deals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to assemble resources including innovations, finance and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability
Objectives

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. apply the principles underpinning the financial management of construction companies.
  2. develop and appraise strategic management plans for construction companies.
  3. simulate the management of a construction companies.
  4. investigate and apply entrepreneurship principles to the built environment.
  5. develop effective communication skills related to working in teams in virtual environments.
  6. justify the strengths and weaknesses of your learning experiences about managing construction companies
Content
  • Entrepreneurship concepts
  • Marketing concepts
  • Financial management and planning
  • Strategic management concepts in the construction industry
Replacing Course(s) This replaces and modifies the content to the existing 10 credit ARBE3303 Construction Integrated Project 4.
Transition ARBE3303 Construction Integrated Project 4 to ARBE4301 Construction Entrepreneurship.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Candidates for this course should have a working knowledge of the construction industry's structure, processes and relationships
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Problem Based Learning
Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Tutorial
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - Simulation
  • Other: (please specify) - Oral presentation
  • Other: (please specify) - BlackBoard discussion board participation
  • Reports -
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for ARBE4301

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