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ENGG1860: Project Initiation and Scope

Projects need to be set up to succeed from the start. This includes careful consideration of the purpose of the project and how this breaks down through work, deliverables and responsibility. This Unit of Study addresses the techniques required to design a successful project. It provides the foundation for more detailed planning and execution. Upon completion of this course, students will develop thinking and listening skills, while demonstrating initiative and drive to achieve project related outcomes.

Code ENGG1860
Academic unit Civil Engineering
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. align the project with organisational mission and vision
  • LO2. define strategic outcomes, project objectives, benefits and success criteria - interpret the business case for the project
  • LO3. design the project to comply with relevant legislation, regulations, professional and sustainability principles and prevailing social norms
  • LO4. identify and prioritise project and stakeholder needs, requirements and acceptance criteria
  • LO5. structure the product, work and responsibility hierarchies
  • LO6. develop a quality management plan
  • LO7. develop a risk management framework
  • LO8. develop a procurement strategy.

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