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 Semester 1 - 2015 (BCA Singapore)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students 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
  • Entrepreneurship concepts
  • Marketing concepts
  • Financial management and planning
  • Strategic management concepts in the construction industry
Multi-Term Sequence
Assumed Knowledge Candidates for this course should have a working knowledge of the construction industry's structure, processes and relationships
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Readings
  • Proposal / Plan: Review and Strategic Plan for Business Simulation
  • Practical Demonstration: Construction Management Simulation
  • Report: Reflective Report
  • Essay: Entrepreneurship Essay
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE4301

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