Manage project human resources

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 BSBPMG506A, 'Manage project human resources'.
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. Implement human resource and stakeholder planning activities

1.1. Identify project stakeholders and verify their expectations in order to quantify project outcomes

1.2. Determine resource requirements for individual tasks, with input from stakeholders and guidance from a higher project authority, to determine project staffing levels and required competencies

1.3. Establish project organisation and structure to align individual and group competencies with project tasks

1.4. Allocate staff to the project with the approval of a higher project authority, to meet work requirements throughout the project life cycle

1.5. Develop and use HRM methods, techniques and tools to implement procedures and plans to ensure clarity of understanding and ongoing HRM

2. Implement staff training and development

2.1. Communicate designated staff responsibilities, authority and individual performance measurement criteria to the project team and other relevant stakeholders, to ensure clarity of understanding of the work and to provide a basis for ongoing assessment

2.2. Identify, plan and implement ongoing development and training of project team members to achieve HRM and overall project objectives, with agreement of a higher project authority

2.3. Measure individuals' performance against agreed criteria and initiate actions to overcome shortfalls in performance and to encourage career progression

3. Manage the project team and stakeholders

3.1. Implement processes to promote continuous improvement of staff, and take actions to improve staff and overall project effectiveness

3.2. Monitor and report internal and external influences on individual and project team member performance and morale to a higher project authority, if necessary, for remedial action

3.3. Implement established procedures for interpersonal communication, counselling and conflict resolution to maintain a positive working environment

3.4. Continually review stakeholder expectations to resolve expectation variance and to ensure project is on track to deliver expected outcomes

3.5. Identify and manage inter-project and intra-project conflict to minimise impact on achievement of project objectives

3.6. Identify and document human resource and stakeholder management issues, and recommended improvements, and pass on to higher project authority for application in future projects

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG506A 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)
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics