This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage time during projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.


  1. Determine project schedule
  2. Implement project schedule
  3. Assess time management outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • develop a project schedule using project management tools and techniques
  • implement, analyse and monitor a project schedule
  • conduct a review of project scheduling and recommend improvements for the future

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • estimation techniques to determine task duration and resource effort
  • procedures for identifying critical path
  • procedures for managing project baselines, establishment and variance
  • project life cycle phases and describe each phase
  • best-practice time management methodologies, their capabilities, limitations, applications and outcomes
  • key tools for project scheduling
  • work breakdown structures and application to project schedules

Nominal Hours: 40