Discuss the role of a Project manager within the Construction (AEC) industry using examples to demonstrate the varied roles and responsibilities

2018-19 Alternative Coursework for those unable to attend the Construction LIVE field trip

Module code and title:BE415 Introduction to the Built Environment

1.1Part 2 – Report

Write a report (not exceeding 1500 words) on the following:

Discuss the role of a Project manager within the Construction (AEC) industry using examples to demonstrate the varied roles and responsibilities of the profession.

1.1.1Report guidelines

  • It must have a cover sheet clearly stating your name, student number, course and the name of your personal tutor.
  • The report must have a contents page and page numbers.
  • The report must be correctly formatted using the report writing good practice guide.
  • You will be expected to use at least 6 referenced sources, focussing on academic sources such as text books, journals, professional body and government documents.
  • It should not be more than 1500 words long, any work that is deemed to be significantly over this will be deducted 10% of the total mark. Please note contents page, cover sheet, references (both in text citation and the reference section at the back of the report), Figure titles and Table Titles are not included within this word count.

1.2Marking criteria

Table 1?2 Marking criteria

Poster(50% of assignment grade)
Content (adherence to the brief)Presentation and structure (appropriate use of illustrations or images including annotation, font size, clarity of any images used)Analysis and evaluation (appropriate analysis of the project and your chosen professions role throughout the project lifecycle)Content (content is appropriate to the brief and covers all aspects of the project lifecycle)Presentation and structure appropriate use of illustrations or images including annotation, font size, clarity of any images used, use of numbered headings, contents page, correct Figure and Table numberingAnalysis and evaluation (how you have assimilated and used the information you have found in your research into your chosen topic)Referencing (correct use of Harvard Referencing, correct in text citation, reference section in alphabetical order and correctly punctuated)Writing style (use of English, syntax, typographic errors, written in 3rd person)40%
30%
30%
Report(50% of assignment grade)
30%
20%
20%
20%
10%