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ENMM20025 - Maintenance Strategies

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this course, 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 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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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 35%
2. Written Assessment 65%

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 Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 54.55% 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: Have your say
Feedback
The materials, lectures and immediate support were very helpful in learning and application.
Recommendation
High quality of content will always be maintained with high relevance to industry.
Action Taken
Delivery of the unit by an experienced industry practitioner ensures content is contemporary and relevant.
Source: Have your say
Feedback
The Zoom sessions internet connection had a quality issue.
Recommendation
Any possible improvement will be discussed with TaSAC. Students will be advised to check internet quality at their end.
Action Taken
Student comments did not identify Zoom connections as a problem in either term so it appears this issue has been resolved.
Source: Have your say
Feedback
Assessment tasks and their requirements should be improved.
Recommendation
More attention will be given to explaining assessments during lectures.
Action Taken
The assessment tasks metric remained at 3.9 in 2019 Term 3 so it may be that this could still be improved. It slightly improved to 4.0 in Term 1. 2020 but as has previously been indicated, the number of respondents in that term was very small.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
The format of the print ready learning guides needs to be reviewed as diagrams and text fonts are inconsistent which makes printing difficult. Some weblinks in the learning guides are broken.
Recommendation
The format of the print ready learning guides will be reviewed and amended as needed to ensure they print correctly. All embedded weblinks will be checked.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
It is sometimes necessary to move between various modules in Moodle. It is difficult to go between modules in the current Moodle format.
Recommendation
The Moodle layout is changing to a tile format. It is hoped that the new format will make navigating between blocks easier.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
The learning materials and assessments are heavily focussed on the resources sector. Students from other industries found the assessments difficult to understand.
Recommendation
The resources and assignment questions will be reviewed and revised to increase the relevance to a range of industry sectors.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
Student evaluations for assessment feedback have fallen.
Recommendation
Marking criteria sheets for all assessments will be reviewed.
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.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Written Assessment
2 - 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