|Prerequisites for Module|
None, in addition to course entry requirements.
Aims of Module
To provide the student with the ability to assess and select appropriate strategies for the management of firms and review project performance criteria.
To provide the student with the ability to understand the roles and responsibilities required by the Construction(Design and Management) Regulations 2007 with particular emphasis on the Health and Safety management within a construction organisation.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
This module will introduce Strategic Management for the firm, considering strategic analysis of the environment, resources, values and power, objectives; identification, evaluation, selection and implementation of options.
An introdction and review of Quality Improvement strategies, quality assurance, TQM, benchmarking, KPI, lean systems, and supply chain techniques will be included.
The module will also investigate the management of Health& Safety within the construction sector.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
This module is delivered via three modes, two with attendance for full time and part-time students and the other distance learning via the University Virtual Campus(VC)for Distance Learning students.
For full time and part-time students this is predominantly a workshop based module with Tutor support. There will be a limited number of key lectures, with student centred learning based upon core texts. For Distance Learning Students this is predominantly a student centred learning experience based upon self-study workshop materials reinforced with student based problem solving with tutoring being provided via the VC collaboration/discussion tools.
Component 1 is in the format of a report
Component 2 is in the format of a piece of research
Where appropriate, mixed discipline team working will be encouraged.