In this unit, students will work with a community or industry partner and propose a mitigation strategy that tackles a significant risk to their operations and business. Students will research and explore this problem's risk profile and account for all of the potential logistics, financial, human capital, reputational, environmental, and societal impacts in the scenario. Students will develop possible long-term solutions that move the partner from vulnerability to resilience.


AVA10014 Aviation Project: Blue Sky Ideas

100 credit points

Teaching Periods
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 2
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Apply critical, creative, and analytical thinking to a key challenge faced by an industry partner to mitigate and manage risk while considering environmental, social and economic impacts in context
  • Communicate effectively, appropriately and respectfully with an industry partner using verbal and written communication skills ensuring effective stakeholder relations
  • Collaborate through effective interpersonal relationships to manage and deliver a desktop research project as a team
  • Use goal setting and time management to further their own personal and professional development, aligned with their professional purpose

Teaching methods


Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
3.00 12 weeks 36
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
1.00 12 weeks 12
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Independent Learning
8.50 12 weeks 102


Type Task Weighting ULO's
PortfolioIndividual 10 - 30% 2,3,4 
PortfolioIndividual/Group 40 - 70% 1,2,3 
PresentationIndividual/Group 20 - 30% 1,2 


As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all Unit Learning Outcomes to a minimum standard, a student must achieve:- At least 50% for the Group Project Deliverables (Portfolio).Students who do not successfully achieve this hurdle requirement will receive a maximum of 45% as the total mark for the unit.


  • Reviewing project context
  • Defining project tasks and objectives
  • Planning and managing a project across its lifecycle
  • Report Writing
  • Working in Teams: Team Dynamics
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Stakeholder engagement principles and practices
  • Social and economic sustainability

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.