This unit is designed to introduce students to the global context of much of contemporary engineering and the consequent strategic and operational issues. It will address the nature, characteristics and variety of risks of global businesses, the opportunities and pressures for effective strategies, and the many management challenges in international business. In particular it will focus on Australian consulting, logistics and construction engineering firms that are operating on a global basis.
Lectures, Tutorials, Project Work - in class
Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.
Sound competence in all aspects of engineering, and some understanding of issues of engineering management and globalisation