Asset Management: People and Place

SOC60007 12.5 Credit Points Off-Campus

Duration

  • 1 semester

Contact hours

  • Three hours per week or equivalent

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives


This unit aims to provide students with a contemporary understanding of the relationship between the built environment and people as it relates to the social housing sector. Students are introduced to key asset management stages such as design, construct, maintenance and disposal, and the implications for people (tenants and community) at each of these stages. Within this framework, the unit also looks at themes of social and environmental sustainability, designing for safety and security, social mix and cultural diversity.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe contemporary understanding of the relationship between the built environment and people as it relates to the social housing and homelessness sector
2. Identify the basic elements of asset provision in Australia and internationally
3. Evaluate contemporary asset management and community renewal methods
4. Summarise the relationship between people, buildings and place
5. Point out the key asset management stages of design, construction, maintenance and disposal

Courses with unit

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