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

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ADA: Assessment Brief

 

 

Course Title

 

 

BSc (Hons) Surveying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module Title

 

 

Construction Business

 

 

 

Module

 

TFA1011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module Credit

 

 

40

 

 

Assessment

 

1

 

 

%

 

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number

weight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tutors

 

 

Dr Mark Shelbourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Submission Date

9th December 2016

Submission

 

UniLearn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

location

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return Date to

 

 

 

 

 

Return

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students (3 term

 

 

 

 

method

 

 

 

 

 

 

time weeks after

20th January 2016

 

 

 

UniLearn

 

 

date of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

submission)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internal moderator

Professor Song Wu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date the assessment

brief was moderated by the

 

TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

External Examiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project synopsis

 

The aim of this assessment is for you to understand the importance of the Global Construction Industry, how construction projects work, evaluate and understand the different roles, responsibilities and skills of the different stakeholders involved in the Global Construction Industry.

 

Project/Assessment requirements:

 

You are to produce a professional report of no more than 9,000 words detailing your knowledge and understanding of the global construction industry at the industry and project level; and the different roles and responsibilities of those that interact and work in the industry. It should use references where appropriate to support your thoughts and ideas.

 

 

Project/Assessment Task 1:

 

The professional report will attempt to address the following areas:

 

  1. Describe the importance of the Construction Industry to the Global Economy

 

  1. Identify the different types of clients that interact with the Construction Industry

 

  1. Discuss how the construction industry affects global sustainability issues

 

  1. Discuss how the construction industry can improve global disaster resilience

 

 

Assessment breakdown:

 

This part of the report should be a 4,500-word report and is worth 50% of the module marks.

 

No.

Description

Marked

 

out of…

 

 

 

 

1

Describe the importance of the Construction Industry in the Global

15

 

Economy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Identify the different types of clients that interact with the Construction

10

 

Industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Discuss how the construction industry affects global sustainability

15

 

issues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Discuss how the construction industry can improve global disaster

10

 

resilience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project/Assessment Task 2:

 

The professional report will attempt to address the following areas:

 

  1. Describe the typical make up of a construction project team

 

  1. Identify the different project stakeholder and discuss their roles and responsibilities

 

  1. Discuss the importance of information management and Health & Safety in the construction industry

 

  1. Identify the role you would like to play in the construction industry and identify the requirements from the relevant professional institution you have chosen

 

 

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