University of Technology Sydney

16919 Project Strategy and Leadership

6cp; 3hpw, on campus (workshops comprising lectures, class discussions, groupwork and tutorials supplemented by online learning and significant personal research)
?Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

Requisite(s): 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10004 Bachelor of Design Architecture OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10214 Bachelor of Construction Project Management OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10265 Bachelor of Design Photography OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10271 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10273 Bachelor of Design Animation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10304 Bachelor of Design Product Design OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10306 Bachelor of Design Fashion and Textiles OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10308 Bachelor of Design Visual Communication OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10310 Bachelor of Property Economics OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09079 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours) OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10215 Bachelor of Construction Project Management Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10266 Bachelor of Design Photography Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10272 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10274 Bachelor of Design Animation Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10305 Bachelor of Design Product Design Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10307 Bachelor of Design Fashion and Textiles Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10309 Bachelor of Design Visual Communication Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10320 Bachelor of Property Economics Bachelor of International Studies OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10321 Bachelor of Design Fashion and Textiles Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10322 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10323 Bachelor of Design Product Design Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10324 Bachelor of Design Visual Communication Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10325 Bachelor of Design Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10356 Bachelor of Design Animation Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10420 Bachelor of Construction Project Management Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10423 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10424 Bachelor of Design Animation Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10428 Bachelor of Design Product Design Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10429 Bachelor of Design Fashion and Textiles Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10430 Bachelor of Design Visual Communication Bachelor of Languages and Cultures OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10431 Bachelor of Property Economics Bachelor of Languages and Cultures

Description

This subject covers strategic approaches to construction strategic project delivery and the leadership requirements for not only construction projects but the construction industry generally. The construction industry is increasingly facing social, economic, culture, computer virtual reality, artificial intelligence & problem solving, and environmental challenges that require construction leaders that can inspire and affect real change. The subject explores the difference between construction management and leadership and examines how the 'softer' leadership and strategic project skills such as strategic vision, communication skills, charisma, personality, and business understanding to be integrated with construction project and business strategies to improve both construction project and business performance and outcomes. This includes strategic approaches to negotiation and dispute resolution; the characteristics of industry construction leaders are explored and analysed. The importance of cross-cultural skills in a global construction project environment is also covered. Students are introduced to the concept of organisational project management (OPM) which aligns project deliverables with strategy.


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