ENMM20025 - Maintenance Strategies

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit, students will examine the business drivers and operations strategy that impact on the maintenance decision-making framework. They explain the internal and external influences on the development of maintenance strategy. They also define maintenance objectives and develop maintenance planning and control strategies.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites Prerequisite: ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2019

Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Mixed Mode
Term 3 - 2019 Profile
Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 15%
2. Written Assessment 30%
3. Written Assessment 55%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 46.15% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Blackboard Collaborate sessions improvement
Recommendation
Now online sessions are in place and these are an improvement in quality to BBCo. Lecturer will be advised to shorten the session time with increased frequency. Students are encouraged to attend online sessions.
Action Taken
Real-time lectures are now offered by Zoom almost every week of the term in the evening so students are able to attend and interact with the lecturer. Feedback for the Zoom lectures has been extremely positive with students regularly commenting on how valuable they are.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Lectures are well presented and informative. The lecturer encourages students.
Recommendation
The regular online lectures will be continued.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
There were some issues with printing the Study Guides.
Recommendation
The Unit Coordinator will reprint the Study Guides to pdf.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
It would be good for students to have the opportunity to network with other students.
Recommendation
Students will be encouraged to introduce themselves in the Moodle Forum.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the internal and external influences on the development of maintenance strategy.
  2. Research and analyse the business drivers and operations strategy that impact on the maintenance decision making framework.
  3. Communicate the defined life-cycle phases of industrial assets.
  4. Describe the business-centred maintenance (BCM) approach to develop or modify maintenance strategy.
  5. Define maintenance objectives and develop maintenance planning and control strategies.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment