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In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, an intricate knowledge of Project Human Resource Management is critical in determining the project’s outcome. In reality people practice many of the concepts involved in Project Human Resource Management however our course will allow students to fully utilise and benefit from such a detailed understanding of Project Management theory.
Whilst a Project Human Resource Management is not a new concept for teaching, Exner Education, drawing on their 25 years of experience in the construction industry have tailored this course to address many of the challenges facing Construction Projects and their Project Managers today.
Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.
Duration of Study
The pace at which each student studies is different. The nominal hours for this course are 40 hours, however, this can vary greatly depending on your previous experience and study techniques. Student support is available by asking a question online or visiting our website.
We offer our Support as a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number 22450)
As a RTO (Provider number 22450), Exner Education is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment.
Typically, these projects have the greatest risks associated with them and as such are far more susceptible to deliver outcomes where large financial losses are experienced or the project be delivered late or to a lower quality than expected.
Exner Education’s Project Human Resource Management course serves to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of project management in the building and construction industry.
This course or unit of competency is selected from an Australian Nationally endorsed business services training package. It also one of the 12 units that make up the Diploma of project management.
If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit of competency, please visit our website for more information. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will qualify to be awarded a Nationally accredited certificate of attainment within the VET sector.
We recommend that students purchase a copy of "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide) ©2013 Please note that "PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
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|Section 1: Guidelines to Studying this course|
This video provides an outline of the full course, topics covered and how and explains that an assessment task is required to be submitted in order to receive your Certificate of Competency for this Unit.
Full Course Notes - Manage Human Resources
|Section 2: Overview|
Watch the subject overview video and download the additional material.
|Section 3: Implementing Planning Activities|
Watch the video on how to plan HR activities and then don't forget to undertake the following case studies:
Case Study 2 looks at how to estimate the resources needed for a project
Case Study 3 looks at determining how an organisation should structure the project team -
Implementing Planning Activities
|Section 4: Staff Allocation|
Watch the movie on staff allocation and then download the additional material. Don't forget to undertake the case studies. Case Study 4 looks at at determine the specific types of human resources you may need on a project and procedures in place to manage staff performance .
|Section 5: Strategies and Procedures|
Watch the video on strategies and procedures to manage HR on projects, don't forget to download the additional material and then undertake Case Study 5. Case Study 5 looks at some of the techniques used to manage performance of staff on projects.
Strategies and Procedures
|Section 6: Staff Training and Development|
Watch the video on staff training and then undertake Case Study 6. Case Study 6 looks at aspects of staff training and planning for the training.
Staff Training and Development
|Section 7: Implement On Going Training and Development|
Watch this video on implement ongoing training and development.
Implement On Going Development and Training
|Section 8: Measuring Performance|
Watch this video on measuring performance of staff, download the additional material and then undertake Case Study 7 and 8. Case Study 7 looks at how staff can undertake a self assessment of their own skills. Case Study 8 looks at ongoing development of skills training.
|Section 9: Manage Teams and Stakeholders|
Watch the video on Managing teams and stakeholders and undertake Case Study 9 and 10. Case Study 9 is about achieving continuous improvement in the HR function and Case Study 10 is about understanding what influences inside and outside the organisation influence the HR functions.
Manage Teams and Stakeholders
|Section 10: Personal Communications|
Watch the video on personnel communications, and undertake Case Study 11. Its about managing HR conflicts in the workplace.
|Section 11: Stakeholder Expectations|
Watch the last video on managing stakeholder expectations and undertake the final case studies as follows:
Case Study 13 is about the causes of conflict in the workplace
Case Study 14 is about how to make recommendations for improvement in conflict resolution and HR matters in the workplace.
Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.
Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.
Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:
· safety and site compliance;
· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;
· engineering practices; and,
· corporate improvement strategies.
Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.
Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.