Manage Project Time - BSBPMG512

Learn how to manage project time on construction projects .
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2014 English

Course Description

In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, an intricate knowledge of Project Time Management is critical in determining the project’s outcome. In reality, people practice many of the concepts involved in Project Time Management however our course will allow students to fully utilise and benefit from such a detailed understanding of Project Management Diploma theory.

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.

Project Time 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.

This course or unit of competency is selected from an Australian Nationally endorsed business services training package. It is 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. 

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of construction projects

What am I going to get from this course?

  • determine how to establish a project schedule
  • develop a WBS
  • develop a schedule base line
  • implement mechanisms to measure, record and report progress
  • implement agreed schedules
  • review schedule performance
  • look at time variances, specially for construction scope

Who is the target audience?

  • business managers site managers project managers contract managers construction managers foreman project manages quality managers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Guidelines to Studying this course
Study Guidelines
104 pages

Here are the full notes to the Manage Project Time Course. You can download and print the entire set, or use the notes that are broken down in each section as you go through your studies - its your choice!


This video on the 10 top risks in construction when managing time should set the scene for you !

Section 2: Overview to Managing Time

Watch the overview video on managing project time and don't forget to look at the additional material referred to in the video - stages of the a project and the scheduling overview diagram. Good luck

Section 3: Establishing a Schedule

Watch the video on how to establish a schedule and don't forget to download and have a look at the additional material .

Schedule Establishment
10 questions
Section 4: Durations of Activities

This video looks at identifying and estimating activities. Don't forget to check out the additional material with this lecture and undertake Case Study 1. Case Study 1 asks you to consider how your construction organisation, or one that you know, manages their time and what they think are the most important elements associated with managing time.

Activity Durations
10 questions
Section 5: Schedule Approval

Watch this video on how the approach the approval of time schedules and don't forget to look at the additional information, including Case Study 2. This case study looks at who are the project stakeholders you must consider when making decisions about allocating time to projects.

Schedule Approval
10 questions
Section 6: Time Management Methods

What this video on the many methods to manage time and don't forget to download the additional material.

Time Management Methods
10 questions
Section 7: Financial Requirements

Watch this video on considering the financial implications of project time and undertake case study 3. This case study looks at once time implications are identified, that other resource factors have to also be identified and factored in. It asks you to think about those resource requirements, like labour, price, materials, staff needs etc.

Financial Requirements
10 questions
Section 8: Higher Authorities

What this video on how to manage those authorities that will influence the management of time on your project. For instance, how to seek agreements with higher authorities and stakeholders and systems to use to manage, monitor and report on time. Don't forget to undertake Case Study 4. This Case Study looks at how projects are approved in your organisation and what information stakeholders need to approve projects.

Higher Authorities
10 questions
Section 9: Measuring Progress

Watch this video which closely looks at how to measure progress. Don't forget to have a go at Case Study 5 and 6. Case Study 5 looks at tools and methods used for reporting time. Case Study 6 looks at time variances.

Measuring Progress
10 questions
Section 10: Progress Reviews and Changes

Watch the video on progress review and changes, and undertake Case Study 7 and 8. Case Study 7 looks at changes that occur to scope on projects and what action must be taken to change project scheduling as a result. Case Study 8 looks at changes in an organisation that impact projects and require assessment and change.

Progress Reviews and Changes
10 questions
Section 11: Assessing Outcomes

Watch the video on assessing outcomes and don't forget to undertake Case Study 9. Case Study 9 looks at analysing how effective time management has been once a project has been completed, and how this is used to influence better performance in the future.

Assessing Outcomes
10 questions
Section 12: Reviewing Time Management

Watch this video on Reviewing time management and don't forget to do the last case study, Case Study 10, which is about looking at how to make improvements in time managements by learning from past benchmarks.

Reviewing Time Management
7 questions

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Instructor Biography

Exner Education, Project Management for Building and Construction

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.

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