ENMM20032 - Maintenance Audit
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

This unit develops skills required for conducting an audit in a maintenance organisation. The unit focuses on the application of an audit methodology for the evaluation and development of an organisation's maintenance management system. Students will establish benchmarking criteria for a maintenance organisation and critique the methodology for auditing industrial maintenance functions.

Details

Career Level Postgraduate
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisites: ENMM20023, ENMM20025, ENMM20029 & ENMM20024

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).

Offerings

Term 1 - 2017
  • Mixed Mode

Website

This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

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.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 20%
2. Written Assessment 70%
3. Presentation 10%

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.

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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.

Feedback Source Recommendation
Students felt a residential school was necessary. Moodle Due to changed policy this course cannot have a residential school. However students will be reminded to attend Blackboard Collaborate sessions regularly.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Critique the methodology for auditing industrial maintenance functions.
  2. Evaluate audit procedures.
  3. Analyse an audit report of an organisation’s maintenance objectives, strategy and workload.
  4. Develop a full audit report.
  5. Establish bench marking criteria in a maintenance organisation

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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
3 - Presentation    

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

  • Professional Level
  • Advanced Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1. Knowledge
2. Communication
3. Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Research  
5. Self-management    
6. Ethical and Professional Responsibility    
7. Leadership      

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

  • Professional Level
  • Advanced Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment      
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Presentation      

Textbook Information

There are no required textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
  • Online lecture via Blackboard Collaborate
  • Learning guide in the form of a Moodle book uploaded on the moodle web page
All submissions for this unit must use the Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Unit CoordinatorSubhash Sharma (s.sharma2@cqu.edu.au)
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team
Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 06-03-2017

Module-1

Topic 1 and complete the review questions at the end of the module

Online Blackboard Collaborate lectures will be announced - by the lecturer via Moodle web page of this course in advance.

Week 2 13-03-2017

Module-1

Read Module 1, Topic 2, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Week 3 20-03-2017

Module-1

Read Module 1, Topic 3, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Forum activities

Week 4 27-03-2017

Module-1

Read Module 1, Topic 4, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Week 5 03-04-2017

Module-2

Read Module 2, Topic 5, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Assignment 1 due this week.

Written Assessment-1 Due Friday (07 Apr 17) 04:46 PM AEST
Vacation Week 10-04-2017
Week 6 17-04-2017

Module-2

Read Module 2, Topic 6, and complete the review questions at the end of the module. Assignment due this week.

Week 7 24-04-2017

Module-3

Read Module 3, Topic 7, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Forum activities

Week 8 01-05-2017

Module-3

Read Module 3, Topic 8, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Week 9 08-05-2017

Module-3

Read Module 3, Topic 9, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Week 10 15-05-2017

Module-3

Read Module 3, Topic 10, and complete the review Topic 10 and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Forum activities

Week 11 22-05-2017

Module-2

Read Module 2, Topic 11, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Week 12 29-05-2017

Module-2

Read Module 2, Topic 12, and complete the review questions at the end of the module.

Assignments 2- Mini Project and Assignment 3- Presentation are due this week.

Written Assessment-2, Due Friday (02 Jun 17) 06:00 PM AEST
Assessment-3-Presentation, Due Friday (02 Jun 17) 11:45 PM AEST
Review/Exam Week 05-06-2017
Exam Week 12-06-2017

1 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment-1
Task Description

The assignment question/s will be uploaded on the Moodle web page of this course

two weeks prior to start of the term. This assessment relates to Module 1, of this course. Some of the required information may be difficult to obtain due to its confidential nature. If this is the case the information can be change by a factor to maintain relevance yet provide the confidentiality required or information may also need to be obtained through interviews or estimations. The objective of this assignment is to :

· Check your understanding of practical application of theoretical information

- Develop understanding of maintenance theory and Introduce techniques to relate theory to practical

application

· Introduce and develop multi-literacy skills through the concept of assignment writing, referencing and submission

· Collect data on current performance of the maintenance organisation within the company targeted in the assignment, so as to assist with the application of the audit process (assignment 2)

Your assignment is to be submitted in ‘report format.’ You will find an ‘example

assignment report template’ in your Module 1. Use standard format for choosing a

file name of your assignment.

Please note that the assignment has a word limit and is subjected to penalty.

There are 3 questions in this assignment These are available on Moodle website.

For further information please visit the Moodle Website of this course.

Assessment Due Date Week 5 Friday (07-Apr-2017) 04:46 PM AEST
Use standard file name format, Example –Smith_J_ENMM20018_Ass2.doc
Return Date to Students Week 7 Friday (28-Apr-2017)
Weighting 20%
Assessment Criteria

Marks for each part of question will be available from the moodle website.

However, the following assessment criteria will be used for marking the

assignment:

- Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of concepts

- Evidence of research beyond own experience and course

- Clarity of expression, including use of terminology, ease of reading,

spelling and grammar, orderly and logical presentation and use of

- diagrams to illustrate points.

- Quality of technical presentation including neatness, appropriate use

of figures and tables and references.

- Use of correct and accurate referencing.

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

The required standard file name format, Example –John_Smith_ENMM20018_Ass1.doc

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Critique the methodology for auditing industrial maintenance functions.

2. Evaluate audit procedures.

3. Analyse an audit report of an organisation’s maintenance objectives, strategy and workload.

4. Develop a full audit report.

5. Establish bench marking criteria in a maintenance organisation

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Knowledge

2. Communication

3. Cognitive, technical and creative skills

4. Research



2 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment-2,
Task Description

The assignment question/s will be uploaded on the Moodle web page of this course

two weeks prior to start of the term. This assignment has 17 elements (a to q) which

relate to Module 1&2 of the Learning Guide, This assignment draws on the learnings from the 4 subjects in the Maintenance management certificate program . In particular the methodologies used in the collection, display and analysis of relevant information. The objective of the assignment are to:

·Check your understanding on the practical applications of the collection, display and analysis of data that relates to the maintenance function

· Explore cause and effects options within and between the analysed elements

· Analyse the causes and develop solutions to asset and maintenance

management problems

· Develop a prioritised action list based on analysis of the data and in line with best practice

· Develop multi-literacy skills through reflection, written communication and referencing

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Friday (02-Jun-2017) 06:00 PM AEST
Use standard file name format, Example –Smith_J_ENMM20018_Ass2.doc
Return Date to Students Exam Week Friday (16-Jun-2017)
Weighting 70%
Assessment Criteria

This is a criterion-based assessment item. Please note that it is highly

recommended that you read beyond the course materials to complete assessment

items. Your submission for this assessment will be evaluated by the following

criteria:

- Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of concepts.

- Evidence of research beyond own experience and course

- Clarity of expression, including use of terminology, ease of reading, spelling

and grammar, orderly and logical presentation and use of diagrams to

illustrate points.

- Quality of technical presentation including neatness, appropriate use of

figures and tables and references.

- Use of correct and accurate referencing.

For further information and marking guide please visit Moodle web site.

Please note that the assignment has a word limit and is subjected to penalty.

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

The required standard file name format, Example –John_Smith_ENMM20018_Ass1.doc

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Critique the methodology for auditing industrial maintenance functions.

2. Evaluate audit procedures.

3. Analyse an audit report of an organisation’s maintenance objectives, strategy and workload.

4. Develop a full audit report.

5. Establish bench marking criteria in a maintenance organisation

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Knowledge

2. Communication

3. Cognitive, technical and creative skills

4. Research

5. Self-management

6. Ethical and Professional Responsibility

7. Leadership



3 Presentation

Assessment Title Assessment-3-Presentation,
Task Description

The assignment will be uploaded on the moodle web page of this course

two weeks prior to start of the term. This assignment requires the preparation of a power Point slides presentation of your mini-project. It should be aimed at senior management for the purpose of gaining support for your recommendations it should last approx. 15 min duration. Slides should show key points with speaker notes provide the information used to speak to each point

The objectives of Assignment 3 are also to:

- Develop multi-literacy skills including reflection, communication and

presentation skills

- Prepare a PowerPoint Presentation

Be sure to clearly and accurately reference other’s ideas, words,

figures/tables etc. in accordance with the CQUniversity’s Harvard

referencing guide

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Friday (02-Jun-2017) 11:45 PM AEST
Use standard file name format, Example –Offerings • this states 'mixed mode' - is that correct for this course as its distance???
Return Date to Students Exam Week Friday (16-Jun-2017)
Weighting 10%
Assessment Criteria

This is a criterion-based assessment item. Please note that it is highly

recommended that you read beyond the course materials to complete assessment

items. Your submission will be evaluated by the following criteria:

- Selection of problem, description of problem and supporting evidence.

- Plan for the solution of the problem, including selection of relevant

techniques and use of resources.

- application of analysis to the problem.

- Conclusion.

- Quality of technical presentation including neatness of presentation,

- appropriate use of figures and tables and referencing.

- overall PowerPoint Presentation.

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

The required standard file name format, Example –Smith_J_ENMM20018_Ass1.doc

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

3. Analyse an audit report of an organisation’s maintenance objectives, strategy and workload.

4. Develop a full audit report.

5. Establish bench marking criteria in a maintenance organisation

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Knowledge

2. Communication

3. Cognitive, technical and creative skills

7. Leadership




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