EVELOPMENT PROCESS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

MGT155: Management of the Built Environment Grade Marking Criteria 2011 a 2012 Student Name / Number: _____________________________________ Grade: _______________
Criteria A 1 and 2 A 3 and 4 B1 a B3 C1 a C3 D1 a D3 F 1 a Marginal F 2 a 3 a 4
Knowledge and Understanding of management theories and practice
(40%)
Exceptional breadth and depth for work at this level; Excellent exploration and understanding of management theories; information/ ideas from an extensive range of sources. Accurate and coherent in breadth, with depth in most areas; Developed understanding of management theories; information/ ideas from an wide range of sources Accurate in breadth, with depth in many areas;
Locates and explores a wide range of management theories Accurate, with depth in several aspects;
Satisfactory understanding of the relevant management theories; Locates and organises a satisfactory range of information. Largely accurate across most areas, with limited depth;
Limited ability to deal with management theories and their implication. Locates and organises a acceptable range of information. Accuracy limited in breadth and depth;
Some inaccuracies/ omissions; Limited understanding of management theories; Limited range of information /evidence. Substantial inaccuracies/ omissions/ irrelevancies;
Relies on inadequate range of management theories, poor-quality information, inaccurately understood/ organised;
Analysis and application of theories to the property development process
(30%)
Excellent selection and application of appropriate management theories to address/solve complex, unfamiliar problems; Exceptional judgement in analysis and evaluation with indications of exceptional understanding of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry.. Good selection and application of appropriate management theories and methods to address/solve complex, unfamiliar problems; Exceeds level expectations in some aspects of analysis and evaluation and demonstrates an awareness of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry.
Applies appropriate selection and application of management theories and methods to address/ solve complex issues/ problems,
Exercises judgement in analysis and evaluation of information. Shows an awareness of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry. Uses appropriate management theories and methods to address complex issues/ problems; Satisfactory analysis of information with little evaluation. Limited awareness of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry
Limited ability to apply management theories. Limited analysis and evaluation of information; Little awareness of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry.
Limited / superficial use of management theories in the analysis of unfamiliar/ unpredictable issues/ problems in construction, lacking in evaluation; with only slight awareness of professional contexts and expectations in the construction industry. Fails to apply management theories and methods in the analysis of unfamiliar/ unpredictable issues/ problems in construction,
analysis; no awareness of professional contexts/ expectations in the construction industry.
Conclusions
(15%) Exemplary investigative skills generate well justified/ argued and evidenced conclusions /practical solutions. Systematic and thorough investigation generates well-founded/ argued conclusions/practical solutions Thorough investigation generates well-founded conclusions/practical solutions.
Investigation generates conclusions/ practical solutions, that are satisfactorily argued and evidenced. Basic investigation generates adequate, mainly derivative conclusions/practical solutions, adequately argued/evidenced.
Basic investigation generates few or partial and often derivative conclusions/ practical solutions, insufficiently argued/ evidenced. Investigation generates few or partial and often derivative conclusions/ practical solutions, insufficiently argued / evidenced.

Presentation

(15%)
Excellent presentation and organisation of work and lucid communication in all contexts; Exemplary referencing/citation for Level 4.
Concise piece of work complying with word count Excellent presentation and organisation of work and lucid communication in most contexts;
Referencing/citation comprehensive.
Concise piece of work complying with word count Presentation and organisation of work appropriate to context and purpose, communication clear;
Referencing/citation consistent and accurate;
Complies with word count Satisfactory organisation and presentation of work, communications mostly appropriate to the context/purpose; Referencing consistent/accurate.
Adheres to word count Organisation and presentation of work and communications adequate in most contexts, with some mistakes/irrelevancies; Some errors in referencing/citation; Adequately adheres to word count Elements of disorganisation/poor presentation/ poor or inappropriate communication or expression; Errors/ omissions i
Assessment Task

Choose one or more of the stages in the development process and discuss how management theory can be applied by construction professionals/managers to achieve the desired outcome for the stage(s) you have selected.

Guidance for discussion people issues, communication, task allocation and completion, team working etc with clear application to the development stage of your choice.

Assessment criteria

As per marking grid attached.


Learning Outcomes

This assessment will enable students to demonstrate in full or in part the learning outcomes identified in the unit descriptors.

Extenuating Circumstances
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