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ENG580 Performance Planning & Review - Professional Engineer (4)

Abstract

In this subject, students engage in reflective management of their learning and professional performance.  They plan their workload, negotiating a learning contract between themselves and their industry placement employer.  Students then use evidence-based reflection processes to determine if they have met their goals, adjusting their professional practice where necessary.  This subject also includes a summative evaluation including feedback from industry placement supervisors.  The expectations for this subject are that the student should be performing at the level of a Professional Engineer.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLFaculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Prerequisite(s)
ENG480

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to creatively and reflectively apply systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects;
  • project a creative, innovative and pro-active disposition; and
  • diligently manage their self, and their professional conduct as a reflective practitioner.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • reflective practice;
  • project planning and monitoring;
  • work effectively in diverse teams; and
  • workplace communication.

Residential School

This subject contains a compulsory 5 day residential school. The residential school for this subject serve as the synchronising face-to-face event for the student cohort during the first half of their final placement.  Core events include: the conduct of the in-person elements of the Performance Planning & Review cycle, both the summative meeting and any intensive formative rehearsal / preparation; any hands-on laboratory experimentation that is required through the rest of the curriculum; development of leadership and mentoring skills through interactions with early-year student engineers.
 

Specialised Resources

This subject will be completed while the student is on placement in industry.  Industry placements may require travel and/or relocation depending upon the nature and location of the placement.
 

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.