Location-based Management for Construction

CSM80008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 40 hours

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


250 CPS

Aims and objectives

This unit covers specific knowledge areas regarding planning and control of linear and commercial/industrial construction projects using location-based management methods.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Describe the concepts and functions of management using location-based planning and control methods and comparison with activity-based approaches.
2. Apply relevant principles and theories for location-based planning and control, including lean approaches to construction management.
3. Use appropriate tools and techniques for location-based planning and control.
4. Appreciate the role of digital modelling in providing source data for planning, control and visualization in 5D environments.
5. Formulate and/ or specify suitable strategies, methods and tools/ techniques for managing in the project-based engineering industries.
6. Plan and present a group proposal for the management of a complex project using location-based methods.