Transport and Infrastructure Foundations (ITLS5100)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the role of transportation and infrastructure within the global economy. The key concepts and theories needed for management of transport and infrastructure are introduced and each of the key transport and infrastructure industries are considered from a market intelligence perspective. In providing the foundational knowledge for students in transport and infrastructure, the unit also introduces students to the professional communication skills needed for success as a student and as a manager. Examples and case studies are drawn from all modes of transport, including freight and transport plus the energy, telecommunications and water infrastructure industries.
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8 x 3.5 hour lectures, 4 x 3.5 hour tutorials. Refer to timetable for full details.
Individual report (35%), team presentation (35%), and take home exam (30%).
Coyle JJ, Novack RA, Gibson BJ and Bardi JE (2011) Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective; Quinet E and Vickerman R (2004) Principles of Transport Economics; van Wee B, Annema JA and Banister D (2013) The Transport System and Transport Policy
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