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SLE303 - Managing Environmental Projects

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Kimberley James


Any two level 2 SLE coded units OR one level 2 SLE coded unit plus MMP222 OR SHD201/301 plus MMP222



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.


This unit addresses the planning, management and evaluation of projects and contracts in the environmental industry. The unit places an emphasis on working within the current public sector planning and budgetary contexts. It also addresses management processes generally and processes, procedures and perspectives operating in private enterprises within the environmental management sector. There are two major themes in the subject matter: professional practice in environmental management, and project and contract management in the environmental industry. These themes are addressed in tandem and weave together throughout the unit. Projects and contracts are the subject matter. Professional practice is the way the material is acted upon. Relationships between the client, customers, stakeholders, the project manager and the project team are discussed. The importance of organisational style and human resources management to those relationships is also identified.


Two tests (25%, 20%) 45%, a three-part environmental project planning assessment task - Part A Background to the project (6%), Part B Project plan (34%), Part C Gantt chart (15%) 55%

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