Whose MSc is it anyway?

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Whose MSc is it anyway?

Jason Russell, Assistant Director Surrey County
Council, Highways

Mark Jones, Head of Collaboration and
Partnership, University of Brighton

Presenters:


Jason Russell, Assistant Director Surrey County
Council, Highways


Mark Jones, Head of Collaboration and
Partnership, University of Brighton


Workshop Plan


Background on SE7 and commercial drivers


How the Highway Engineering MSc fits with HMEP & SE7 strategy


The MSc as it is today


Development of the MSc


The development challenge


an employer perspective


The development challenge


a university perspective


The delivery challenge


Why it worked


Q&A

Highways Sector

Technical challenges


Economic pressures have led to a
significant reduction in public expenditure


Roads are essential to the economic
prosperity of the country

But now the challenges are greater..............

Collaboration

Asset
Management

Benchmarking
and
performance

Procurement,
contracting and
standardisation


Collaboration

SE7/Contractors


The MSc today

Highway
Engineering

People Skills

Management
Skills

Technical
Knowledge

Application
Ability

Contractual
Matters

Understanding
of (Political)
Context

Design Skills

Legal and
Moral
Obligations

The MSc today

Highway
Engineering

Context

Engineering
Theory

Design &
Implementation

Contracts

Asset
Management

Engineering
Management

The MSc today

Month

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Module

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The MSc today


Mentors


Ensuring Learning Opportunities


In role


In post


Rotation


Action Learning Sets


Portfolio, Learning Logs and Reflection


Intensive Weeks


0900-1045
1115-1300
1335-1530
1545-1700
Monday
Coffee 0900-0930
Introduction to week. (
Start 0930)
Examination advice and guidance. (0900 -
1000)
(Kevin Stone)
Tuesday
Wednesday
Kevin Macknay, West Sussex County
Council
Flood Water Management Act
Eamon Lally
Senior Advisor
Local Government Association
TBC
Individual tutorials to schedule
(
Kevin Stone
coordinating)
Andrew Butt
Head of Strategic Client Engagement
Construction Category
Efficiency & Reform Group, Cabinet
Office
Government Construction Strategy
Thursday
Terry Lomas, Hampshire County Council
Highway Asset Management Seminar,
Materials and Techniques
Alison Russell
Senior Category Specialist, SCC
Robin Hayler
Procurement Manager, ESCC
Working in Partnership
Phil Samms, HCC
Simon Jukes, Amey
Hampshire Term Highways Contract
Louise Evans
Chartered Institution of Highways &
Transportation (CIHT) Presentation and
Discussion
(Tea and Cake provided)
Friday
Alex Gilbert, Amey
Stephen Pottle, TfL
Hammersmith Flyover, Case Study
Trevor Pugh
Strategic Director for Environment and
Infrastructure, Surrey CC
Strategic Director Perspective of
Highway Services
UoB Lecture. Review of week and plan
for upcoming period.
(
Kevin Stone
)
Early finish
Highway Engineering Context Examination (Streams A&B)
10.00 start, please be ready to be seated by 0950.
Starting at 10.00
Portfolio Review with staff
Action Learning Sets (ALS) focussing on Highway Engineering Context facilitated by UoB and SE7
Final preparation for examination.
(See detailed schedule startingat 10.00)
1430 Start
Meeting with Mentors as whole group to reflect on support models, learning to
date and strategies going forward.
Development


the process


Commitment at a senior level


Forming the development team


Developing understanding and
getting personal buy in


Consortium relationships


Language and vocabulary


The development challenge


an
employer’s perspective


Diverse organisations:


Counties/Unitaries


Public/Private


Technical/non
-
technical balance


Working with a University

The development challenge
-

a
university perspective



MSc

The consortium

Students

QAA framework

Validation

Accreditation

Short term/Long Term

Technical/Management/Soft Skills

The delivery challenge


Optimising 5 Days


Enthusing students


Maintaining relevance


Balance of subject support, learning skills support
and new material.


Availability of high quality speakers


Specialists


used to presenting information rather
than facilitating discussion

Why it worked


Addresses a significant capability gap


Personal commitment from everyone involved


Support from the wider construction sector


Excellent value for money


Absolute commitment from key individuals


Strong management development team


Blend of high level practitioners from the field


Unwavering support from key players


Ace team!!!


Thank you

Questions & Observations?