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.


  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

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • 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

Demonstrate knowledge of:

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

Nominal Hours: 40