Specialization in Human Resources for Project Managers

Compiled from BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management


Take 6 targeted units from the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management and learn about managing human resources for the success of a project.

The Specialization in Human Resources for Project Managers is a selection of 6 units found in our BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management. On successful completion of these units, you will have skills to manage teams and their performance around a common goal.

Students who complete these units will have the option to continue on and study the rest of the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management if they choose.

Why Choose the Specialization in Human Resources for Program Management

  • Focus on a selection of units that will help you develop specialized human resources skills for project management
  • Learn to develop critical thinking skills in yourself and others, and develop skills for team leadership and performance management
  • Explore risk management to learn how to anticipate and manage risks to project success
  • Receive a Statement of Attainment for each unit that you complete successfully
  • Take the Specialization in Human Resources for Project Managers on its own, or start here, and then continue to complete the full qualification

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greystone College Australia plans to continue to run its online classes for VET students until at least the end of 2022.


Weekday 28-34 weeks
Weekend 28-34 weeks

(20 hours/week)
Includes 6 hours/week online study + 14 hours/week in class study

Total length includes 24 weeks study + up to 10 weeks scheduled breaks

Weekday schedule: Monday/Tuesday available at Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney campuses
Weekend schedule: Friday/Saturday available at our Melbourne campus


Intermediate 3


2023 - Jan 2, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, Jun 19,
Jul 17, Aug 14, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4


Jan 30 - Feb 24; May 22 - Jun 16;
Sept 11 - Oct 6; Dec 25-29 (Christmas), 2023



Work while you study

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Program Units

In this unit you will learn how to help other staff in the workplace to develop critical and creative thinking skills. Topics include: Assess individual and team critical and creative thinking skills; Establish an environment that encourages the application of critical and creative thinking; Monitor and improve thinking practices.

In this unit you will learn how to manage the performance of staff, assign work, reward excellence and give feedback. Topics include: Allocate work; Assess performance; Provide feedback; Manage follow-up.

In this unit you will learn how to manage business resources according to the business strategies of an organisation. Topics include: Analyse resource requirements; Develop resource plans; Allocate resources; Review and report on resource usage.

In this unit you will learn how to manage people in relation to projects. You will look at planning for human resources, implementing personal training and development, and managing a project team. Topics include: Plan human resources relevant to projects; Implement project personnel training and development; Lead project team; Finalise human resource activities related to projects.

In this unit you will learn how to manage risks that may impact the achievement of project objectives. You will identify and analyse project risks and assess the outcomes. Topics include: Identify project risks; Analyse project risks; Establish risk treatments and controls; Monitor and control project risks; Assess risk management outcomes.

Package this Program

Combine progressive programs to create a long-term study plan at Greystone College Australia and earn multiple qualifications. Study as long as 5 years by combining your Specialization in Human Resources for Program Management with other qualifications. Learn more about package programs, and explore other program options.

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