Manage project time

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBPMG503A, 'Manage project time'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine project schedule

1.1. Determine the duration, effort, sequence and dependencies of tasks from the scope definition as the basis for the project schedule

1.2. Obtain input and approval for the project schedule from stakeholders

1.3. Select and use methods, techniques and tools, within delegated authority, to determine preferred schedule, time management plan/s, resource allocation and financial requirements

1.4. Obtain agreement to the schedule from relevant project authority and communicate this agreement to stakeholders to provide the basis for measurement of progress

2. Implement project schedule

2.1. Implement mechanisms to measure, record and report progress of activities in relation to the agreed schedule and plans

2.2. Conduct ongoing analysis of options to identify variances and to forecast the impact of changes to the schedule

2.3. Review progress throughout the project life cycle and implement agreed schedule changes to ensure consistency with changing scope, objectives and constraints related to time and resource availability

2.4. Develop responses to perceived, potential or actual schedule changes, ensure agreement by a higher project authority, and implement to maintain project objectives

3. Assess time management outcomes

3.1. Review project outcomes from available records and information to determine the effectiveness of time management activities

3.2. Identify and document time management issues and recommended improvements, and pass on to relevant project authority for application in future projects

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA52210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)
  • BSB50307 - Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB50807 - Diploma of International Business
  • BSB60307 - Advanced Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB51407 - Diploma of Project Management
  • PSP51304 - Diploma of Government (Project Management)
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS50209 - Diploma of Sound Production
  • TLI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics