MNE2030 - Project, risk and safety management - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Department of Civil Engineering

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Jeff Walker


Dr Tom Hughes

Unit guides



  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)




Integrated performance, risk and safety management throughout an engineering project improves production, manages risk, protects workers and dramatically affects economic performance. This unit focuses on project, risk and safety management procedures for resource engineering (mining, oil & gas, geological and renewable energy) applications. Each are taught from a practical perspective.


At the successful completion of this unit you will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of best-practice project management theory.
  2. Formulate and interpret and financial statements.
  3. Appreciate why production, quality, cost control, asset management and safety are equally important to the efficiency of a project's operations and profitability.
  4. Describe the basic principles associated with human performance, reliable project delivery, project value creation and customer / stakeholder satisfaction.
  5. Apply safety management systems that include hazard identification auditing, risk assessment and critical controls.


Continuous assessment: 50%

Examination (2 hours): 50%

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

3 hours lectures, 2 hours practice class and 7 hours private study per week

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