A Recognise the nature of the construction industry in the national and the international contexts, its economic impact, and global priorities and challenges.

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Module Information

 

 

 

 

BSc (Hons) Surveying (Building)

 

 

 

 

Course Title

 

BSc (Hons) Surveying (Quantity)

 

 

 

 

 

 

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module Title

 

Construction Business

 

Module

TFA1011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module Credit

 

40

 

Assessment

 

1

%

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 

weight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (to be assessed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge and

 

A  Recognise the nature of the construction industry in the national and

 

 

understanding

 

 

the international contexts, its economic impact, and global priorities

 

 

 

 

 

and challenges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B  Assess roles and business objectives of construction clients and other

 

 

 

 

 

project stakeholders and appraise their impact on the construction

 

 

 

 

 

industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C  Demonstrate a knowledge of the nature, processes, basic operational

 

 

 

 

 

parameters and success factors of construction projects and the roles

 

 

 

 

 

of Architectural Technologists, Quantity Surveyors, Building Surveyors

 

 

 

 

 

and Construction Project Managers

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

Formulate communication strategies, information management and

 

 

 

 

 

evaluate the overall health and safety considerations of construction

 

 

 

 

 

projects

 

 

 

 

 

Abilities

 

E  Investigate different roles and responsibilities and skills requirements

 

 

 

 

 

of different professionals within the construction industry and identify

 

 

 

 

 

your areas for improvements to succeed in your selected pathway

 

 

 

 

 

(following the PDP process).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Programme

 

Element

Title

Weighting

Assessment

Assessment

Tutor

 

 

 

 

(%)

Type

Date

Reassessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes/No

 

 

A

Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Industry

 

Report

9th

 

 

1

 

Level (50%)

100

December

No

 

 

9,000 words

 

 

B

Roles,

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

& skills (50%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching timetable – Autumn / Winter Term

 

Week

 

Date

 

Activity

 

Contact

Topic

 

Lecturer

Feedback

 

number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/09/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Nature of the

 

MAS

 

 

5

26/09/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

construction

 

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

industry (national &

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/09/16

 

 

Lecture

 

 

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/09/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

international)

 

KK

 

 

 

03/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Macro-economic

 

MAS

 

 

 

03/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

MAS

 

 

6

 

 

 

perspectives of

 

 

 

05/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

construction

 

 

 

 

05/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Different types of

 

MAS

 

 

 

10/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

MAS

 

 

7

 

 

 

clients & their

 

 

 

12/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

business objectives

 

 

 

 

12/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Global

 

KK

 

 

8

17/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

sustainability &

 

KK

 

 

19/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

construction

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

industry’s role

 

KK

 

 

9

24/10/16

 

 

Exchange week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31/10/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Disaster resilience

 

KK

 

 

10

31/10/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Formative

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

feedback session

 

KK

 

 

 

 

07/11/16

 

 

Lecture

 

 

2

 

Construction

 

KK

 

 

 

11

07/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

09/11/16

 

 

Lecture

 

 

2

 

project lifecycle

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

 

KK

 

 

 

14/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Construction

 

MAS

 

 

12

14/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

MAS

 

 

16/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

project teams

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

 

KK

 

 

 

21/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Project

 

MAS

 

 

13

21/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

stakeholders –

 

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

roles &

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

KK

 

 

 

28/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

Data management

 

MAS

 

 

14

28/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

& ICT

 

 

 

 

 

30/11/16

 

 

Lecture

2

 

 

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/11/16

 

 

Tutorial

2

 

 

 

MAS

 

 

 

<td valign="bottom"

 

05/12/16

Lecture

2

Health & Safety in

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

construction

 

 

 

15

05/12/16

Tutorial

2

MAS

 

 

07/12/16

Lecture

2

Introduction to PDP

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/12/16

Tutorial

2

KK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/12/16

Lecture

2

Understanding

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

your role

 

 

 

16

12/12/16

Tutorial

2

MAS

 

 

14/12/16

Lecture

2

Summary

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/12/16

Tutorial

2

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

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