Course Title: Apply project human resources management approaches

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4376 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Course Title: Apply project human resources management approaches

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM7960C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (PMP1)

Course Contact: Val Christou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 076

Course Contact Email: val.christou@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying the learning and development needs of people working on the project, facilitating these needs being met, and resolving conflict in the team.

It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.                                  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches

Elements:

1. Assist in determining human resource requirements

2. Contribute to establishing and maintaining productive team relationships

3. Assist with human resource monitoring

4. Contribute to evaluating human resource practices


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

 Evidence of the ability to:   

  • produce work breakdown structures in human resource project planning
  • construct effective methods for monitoring roles, responsibilities and performance in projects
  • demonstrate methods for providing feedback on performance and improving performance of project team members

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:

  • identify alternative project personnel engagement options
  • explain job design principles and work breakdown structures
  • describe learning and development approaches that can be incorporated into project life cycle
  • list methods for skills analysis
  • identify and describe project roles, responsibilities and reporting requirements for human resources

 Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates  consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:

  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.