Resource Planning and Management

MME80001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24


PG: Nil
UG: 250 credit points in Civil or Construction majors only

Aims and objectives

This unit covers essential concepts, advanced techniques and sophisticated tools to plan and manage resources for the tasks/ operations in engineering industries, specifically in project-based settings.  
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: 
1. Describe the concepts and functions of planning and managing resources in project scenarios (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
2. Apply relevant principles and theories for planning and managing resources (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
3. Use appropriate tools and techniques for resource planning and management (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)
4. Formulate and/ or specify suitable strategies, methods and tools/ techniques for resource management in the project-based engineering industries (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.