ARBE6402

Project Scheduling, Resource Management & Leadership

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 3 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012

Objectives

A 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
Content

Scheduling 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
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching Methods Case Study
Self Directed Learning
Tutorial
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials
  • No Materials
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for ARBE6402

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