Disaster Management and Resilience in the Built Environment
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
|Distance Education - Callaghan||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011
This course examines the impacts on the built environment of natural and human initiated disasters. This is done through the context of investigating the consequences and activities during the short, medium and long-term periods after the occurrence of a disaster. The role of the construction in supporting post disaster reconstruction and making the built environment resilient will be explored.
|Objectives||At the completion of the course students will be able to:
- Understand the theory and practice of emergency management
- Apply post-disaster project management principles and practices
- Apply post-disaster mitigation and sustainable re-development measures
- Present written and visual concepts and ideas.
|Content||- Overview of emergency or disaster situations and the consequences in the built environment.
- Existing theories and practices in disaster management.
- Existing bodies that manage disaster situations.
- The principles and process of post disaster reconstruction project management, including planning, organising, staffing and controlling a - project management team.
- Stakeholder, knowledge management, communications management.
- Mitigation thorough community consultation and engagement.
- Sustainable economic, social and cultural redevelopment of the affected communities.
- Ethics and social responsibility of redevelopment
|Replacing Course(s)||This replaces an existing 20 credit course ARBE4321 Construction Integrated Project 6.|
|Transition||The former ARBE4322 Facilities Management Theory and Practice course (20 units) has become ARBE4302 Disaster Management and Resilience in the Built Environment. (10 units) and ARBE4303 Facilities Management (10 units)|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Case Study
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for ARBE4302|