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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Develops students’ skills in the design, management and evaluation of effective stakeholder engagement processes in engineering environments. Theories and frameworks are explored to enable students to consider appropriate strategies for managing participation. A case study will provide students with the opportunity to explore stakeholder engagement, and reflect on and evaluate effective engineering management processes.

Unit content

Principles of public participation in engineering management

Leading practice stakeholder engagement frameworks

Factors to determine appropriate engagement strategies

Developing stakeholder engagement plans

Case studies of effective stakeholder engagement in engineering management contexts

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 evaluate and apply the principles of public participation
2 identify and incorporate stakeholder engagement processes in engineering contexts
3 design and articulate a stakeholder engagement plan
4 critically reflect on a stakeholder engagement case study.

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

  1. evaluate and apply the principles of public participation
  2. identify and incorporate stakeholder engagement processes in engineering contexts
  3. design and articulate a stakeholder engagement plan
  4. critically reflect on a stakeholder engagement case study.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.