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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

6

Pre-requisites

CIVL2009 - Civil Construction Career Development AND 168 credit points in any SCU unit

Unit aim

Develops advanced workplace skills in a live construction site environment. Students will practise and reflect on aspects of workplace behaviour related to cultural competence, working with a diverse workforce, and leadership.

Unit content

Cultural stereotypes

Unconscious bias

Cross-cultural communication

Workplace diversity

Conflict resolution

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate competence in working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
2 apply leadership skills to support cultural diversity in a civil construction workplace
3 deliver an oral presentation to workplace managers in a professional manner.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate competence in working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  2. apply leadership skills to support cultural diversity in a civil construction workplace
  3. deliver an oral presentation to workplace managers in a professional manner.