Engineering Management 1

MME30001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


100 credit points



Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce you to managerial principles so that you can function effectively and efficiently in modern organisational roles within a changing environment.
After successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:
1. Analyse organisations and compare and contrast them in terms of their management decision
making, structure and strategy, along with the environments in which they operate. (K5, S2, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)
2. Apply and relate basic project management concepts to a given project. (K6, S1, S4, A2, A6, A7)
3. Describe and appreciate the concepts of organisational behaviour, team dynamics and an understanding of self and other people. (K5, A2, A6, A7)
4. Apply tools to manage and evaluate a project, including the Critical Path Method (CPM). (S1, S2, S4, A2, A6)
5. Describe the fundamentals of safety, compensation process, risk management and sustainability. (K6, S1, A1, A4, A5)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies for this Unit of Study
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
K5 Practice Context: Discerns and appreciates the contextual factors affecting professional engineering practice.
K6 Professional Practice: Appreciates the principles of professional engineering practice in a sustainable context.
S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications.
S2 Problem Solving: Systematically uses engineering methods in solving complex problems.
S4 Project Management: Systematically uses engineering methods in conducting and managing projects.
A1 Ethics: Values the need for, and demonstrates, ethical conduct and professional accountability.
A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.
A3 Entrepreneurial: Applies entrepreneurial approaches to engineering practice.
A4 Information Management: Demonstrates seeking, using, assessing and managing information.
A5 Professional Self: Demonstrates professionalism.
A6 Management of Self: Demonstrates self-management processes.
A7 Teamwork: Demonstrates effective team membership and team leadership.