ENMM20025 - Maintenance Strategies
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

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

Career Level Postgraduate
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

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

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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 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.

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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
Blackboard Collaborate sessions were greatly appreciated, but shorter weekly sessions would be preferred to longer fortnightly sessions student evaluation investigate shorter more frequent on line sessions
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

  • 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 - Written Assessment  

Textbook Information

There are no required textbooks. Note:

You will need access to the following IT resources:

  • CQUniversity student email
  • Internet
  • Unit website (Moodle)
  • Learning guide in the form of a Moodle book uploaded on the unit website
  • Blackboard Collaborate for online classes (accessed through the unit website)

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
  • Learning guide in the form of a Moodle book uploaded on the moodle web page
  • Blackboard Collaborate for online tutorials
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

Industrial organisations and life cycle costs

Online lectures via Blackboard Collaborate to be announced by the lecturer through moodle web page of this course.

Week 2 13-03-2017

Module 2

Formulating maintenance strategy, a business centred approach
Week 3 20-03-2017

Module 3

The structure of industrial assets

Assignment 1 Due Friday (24 Mar 17) 11:45 PM AEST
Week 4 27-03-2017

Module 4

Maintenance objectives

Week 5 03-04-2017

Module 5

Preventative maintenance decision making

Part 1: Concepts and techniques

Vacation Week 10-04-2017
Week 6 17-04-2017

Module 6

Preventative maintenance decision making

Part 2: Maintenance task selection

Week 7 24-04-2017

Module 7

Maintenance task selection using reliability maintenance

Assignment 2 Due Friday (28 Apr 17) 11:45 PM AEST
Week 8 01-05-2017

Module 8

Determining the asset life plan and schedule

Week 9 08-05-2017

Module 9

Lean maintenance

Week 10 15-05-2017

Module 10

Asset reliability maintenance control

Week 11 22-05-2017

Module 11

Management of asset turnarounds

Week 12 29-05-2017

Mini-project

Time to review unit and finalise mini-project.

Mini Project 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 Assignment 1
Task Description

The details of the assessment will be available on the unit Moodle site.

This assessment is based upon the unit learning modules 1 - 3.

In answering the questions, you will relate the theoretical processes you have read about in the learning material to your own organisation or facility.

Assessment Due Date Week 3 Friday (24-Mar-2017) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students It is expected that marked assessment will be returned within 2 weeks of the due date when submitted on time
Weighting 15%
Assessment Criteria

This is a criterion - based assessment item.

It is highly recommended that you read beyond the unit materials to complete assessment items.

Your submission for this assessment will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of concepts
  • Evidence of research beyond own experience and unit material
  • 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
  • Use of correct and accurate referencing techniques
  • Marks could be deducted from your submitted assignment due to:
    • Inappropriate grammar
    • Inappropriate content of the discussion
    • Exceeding the assignment word count by 10%
    • Late submission
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

Assignments must be submitted electronically (in "MSWord" format NOT pdf) in Moodle. When uploading your assignment on Moodle, ensure you use the following file format, Example - 'Albert Jones_s024789 _ENMM20025_Assignment 1'

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

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.

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



2 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Assignment 2
Task Description

The details of this assessment item will be available on the unit Moodle site.

This assessment is based upon the unit learning modules 1 - 6.

In this assessment, you will critique and review elements of the maintenance strategy within your organisation or facility, relating it to the theoretical processes you have read about in the learning material.

Assessment Due Date Week 7 Friday (28-Apr-2017) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students It is expected that marked assessment will be returned within 2 weeks of the due date when submitted on time
Weighting 30%
Assessment Criteria

This is a criterion - based assessment item.

Please note that it is highly recommended that you read beyond the unit 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 unit material
  • 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
  • Use of correct and accurate referencing techniques
  • Marks could be deducted from your submitted assignment due to:
    • Inappropriate grammar
    • Inappropriate content of the discussion
    • Exceeding the assignment word count by 10%
    • Late submissions
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

Assignments must be submitted electronically (in "MSWord" format NOT pdf) in Moodle. When uploading your assignment in Moodle, ensure you use the following file format, Example - 'Albert Jones_s024789 _ENMM20025_Assignment 2

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

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.

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



3 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Mini Project
Task Description

The details of the assessment will be available on the unit Moodle site.

This assessment is based upon the unit learning modules 1 - 11.

In answering the questions, you will relate the theoretical processes you have read about in the learning material to your own organisation or facility.

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Friday (02-Jun-2017) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students It is expected that marked assessment will be returned within 2 weeks of the due date when submitted on time
Weighting 55%
Assessment Criteria

This is a criterion - based assessment item.

It is highly recommended that you read beyond the unit materials to complete assessment items.

Your submission for this assessment will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of concepts
  • Evidence of research beyond own experience and unit material
  • 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
  • Use of correct and accurate referencing techniques
  • Marks could be deducted from your submitted assignment due to:
    • Inappropriate grammar
    • Inappropriate content of the discussion
    • Exceeding the assignment word count by 10%
    • Late submission
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

Assignments must be submitted electronically (in "MSWord" format NOT pdf) in Moodle. When uploading your assignment on Moodle, ensure you use the following file format, Example - 'Albert Jones_s024789 _ENMM20025_Mini Project'

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

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.

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




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