ARBE4301

Construction Finance and 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 - 2017 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
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
Content
  • Entrepreneurship concepts
  • Marketing concepts
  • Financial management and planning
  • Strategic management concepts in the construction industry
Assumed Knowledge Candidates for this course should have a working knowledge of the construction industry's structure, processes and relationships
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Discussion board postings on reading, assessed via online quizzes
  • Proposal / Plan: Strategic plan for simulation
  • Presentation: Construction Management Simulation
  • Written Assignment: Self/peer review
  • Report: Reflective Report
  • Proposal / Plan: Entrepreneurship Proposal

Contact Hours

BCA Singapore, Callaghan and Distance Education - Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.

Timetable 2017 Course Timetables for ARBE4301
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