Planning support systems for complex infrastructure development

Wager, Thomas (2015) Planning support systems for complex infrastructure development. [USQ Project]

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Abstract

As projects become larger the complexity faced by engineers increases and the importance of successful project management techniques has never been greater. In most case(up to 75 percent of complex projects), the project with budgets greater than $500 million is considered as complex projects (Engineers Australia, 2014). Engineers Australia(2014) identified that the massive failure rates of complex projects are due to inadequate communication, critical skill and knowledge gaps, or poor conceptual planning as well as 'ineffective transfer of lessons learnt between similar projects'. All the factors are linked with the effective and efficient decision-making during planning faces of a complex project. The planning support
system can assist decision-makers to make decisions under uncertainty. The aim of this thesis is to provide a basis for beginning and experienced engineers exposure to complex
project management methods, and support systems that can be followed.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Bachelor of Engineering project
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Supervisors: Mahmood, Nateque
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2016 05:24
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2016 05:24
Uncontrolled Keywords: Complex Project Management, Planning Support Systems
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090505 Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/29245

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