Project Scheduling, Resource Management & Leadership

Course code ARBE6402Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Explores the management of project time, through the management of planning and scheduling. Activities. Examines the process of Human Resource Management (HRM) including the development and leadership of individuals into a cohesive project team with the common purpose of meeting project objectives.

Available in 2014

WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2013, 2012
ObjectivesA broad knowledge and understanding of:

* The need to link time, cost and resources to the project schedule
* Responsibilities for time management
* Development of project schedules
* Use of the schedule as a control mechanism
* The place of time management in the context of the project life cycle and other project management functions
* Appropriate time management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, application and outcomes
* The importance of HRM in the project management environment
* Human resource development practices such as mentoring, coaching, etc.
* Established organisational policies, standards and methods required to achieve HRM outcomes
* The use of established HRM selection, assignment, training, performance evaluation and motivation tools
* The conflict and stress issues associated with individuals tasked with project management, especially within a human resource matrix management environment
* HRM outcomes, critical success and failure criteria and HRM performance measures
* The application of interpersonal skills
* Assessment of interpersonal strengths and weaknesses
* The application of leadership and management within a project environment
i. Determining the project schedule
ii. Implementing the project schedule
iii. Assessing time management outcomes

Resource Management & Leadership
i. Implementing human resource and stakeholder planning activities
ii. Implementing staff training and development
iii. Management and leadership of the project team and stakeholders
iv. Assess human resource
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Essays / Written Assignments
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for ARBE6402