Project Scheduling, Resource Management & Leadership

Description

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.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Trimester 3 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. The need to link time, cost and resources to the project schedule

2. Responsibilities for time management

3. Responsibilities for time management

4. Use of the schedule as a control mechanism

5. The place of time management in the context of the project life cycle and other project management functions

6. Appropriate time management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, application and outcomes

7. The importance of HRM in the project management environment

8. Human resource development practices such as mentoring, coaching, etc.

9. Established organisational policies, standards and methods required to achieve HRM outcomes

10. The use of established HRM selection, assignment, training, performance evaluation and motivation tools

11. The conflict and stress issues associated with individuals tasked with project management, especially within a human resource matrix management environment

12. HRM outcomes, critical success and failure criteria and HRM performance measures

13. The application of interpersonal skills

14. Assessment of interpersonal strengths and weaknesses

15. The application of leadership and management within a project environment

Content

Scheduling

  1. Determining the project schedule
  2. Implementing the project schedule
  3. Assessing time management outcomes

Resource Management & Leadership

  1. Implementing human resource and stakeholder planning activities
  2. Implementing staff training and development
  3. Management and leadership of the project team and stakeholders
  4. Assess human resource

Assessment Items

Project: Scheduling (Team)

Written Assignment: Team Development (Personal)

Report: Reflective Learning Report (Personal)

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term