Project Management Human Resources

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius

This course is a comprehensive study of Human Resource Management (HRM) principals and body of knowledge. Students will learn the historical perspective of the profession, management concepts and strategy applications, workplace health and safety regulations, and workforce planning. This program targets professionals seeking to obtain a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

Human resource management (HRM) is the function within an organization that focuses on the management of providing direction and guidance for the people who work in an organization. HR managers are responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and controlling the daily operations. In addition to forecasting, staffing, talent development and retention, the HR manager should develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promoting diversity and inclusion with all demographics. HR manager’s adherence with strict local/federal laws as well as compensation and benefits packages. The HR manager handles highly sensitive employee relations and recognizes potential employee relations issues in a proactive manner. Manages and resolves sensitive issues through objective fact finding investigations, mediation of difficult interactions, political adjustments, and escalation of problems to a higher level when needed.

There are quite a few reasons to pursue a career in human resources. The top 10% of those in human resources management earn $183,590, while HR specialists and recruiters earned a median salary of $57,420, and compensation and benefits managers earned a median salary of $108,070.

Ideal for

This module is designed for the HR management professional who wants to assume a higher level of education where this strategy will lead to advancements in the career.


  • Manage business information using appropriate software
  • Demonstrate effective business communication skills
  • Prepare or develop strategic or organizational skills
  • Identify, classify and demonstrate management activities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of human resources
  • Identify recruitment and staffing concepts and techniques.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of compensation and benefits administration.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic employment law.

Session 1

Introduction and Seminar Objectives

  • Finding out what you want to achieve with this seminar

Types of Project Management

  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership/ Project Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Relations
  • Operations Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Program and Project Management
  • Risk Management

Session 2

Influencing Others

  • Pygmalion Effect
  • Communicating Expectations

Session 3

Visioning yourself as a HR Project Manager

  • What type of Manager are you?
  • Types of Management: choosing how to use  professional management power
  • Evaluating personal leadership style; how to develop style flexibility
  • Servant Leadership and Emergent Leadership

Session 4

Setting Goals

  • Identifying Your Values and Principles
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Understanding Milestones
  • Overcoming Obstacles

Session 5

HR Project Management

  • The project environment and the impact of leadership skills
  • The characteristics of high performance project teams and their leaders

Session 6

Leadership skills for HR Project Managers

  • The 3 dimensions of project leadership: inwards, outwards, and upwards
  • The vital role of communication skills and how to develop them
  • Developing a “project vision”: strategic thinking skills
  • Understanding others; emotional intelligence skills
  • Being a visible leader; behavioral and influencing skills
  • Building effective relationships; the importance of trust and respect

Session 7

Leading the HR Project Team

  • The role of project leadership in developing team performance
  • Understanding individuals strengths; recognizing team role preferences
  • Managing conflict and promotion positive team dynamics
  • Setting standards, maintaining discipline and rewarding performance
  • Harnessing team potential: building motivation within the team
  • Promoting team learning; the team leader as coach/mentor

Session 8

Negotiation skills for HR Project Managers

  • Characteristics of effective negotiators
  • Classic problem behaviors  and mind-sets to avoid
  • Getting to win-win: building partnership and trust

Session 9

HR Project Management through the organization

  • Gaining the support of others; developing effective influencing skills
  • Getting empowerment from key stakeholders
  • Knowing when and how to take the initiative and lead
  • Building and maintaining rapport with key partners
  • Becoming an effective team player in leadership teams
  • Becoming a business leader; leading colleagues and co-workers

Session 10

Leading more Senior Stakeholders

  • The challenges and skills of leading and managing upwards
  • Communicating with more senior stakeholders; building credibility
  • Negotiating upwards: knowing when and how
  • The role of networking skills; building and maintaining rapport
  • Handling disagreements; the art of diplomacy
  • Handling personality and style conflicts with more senior people

Case Study: Project Management in Human Resources in action

  • Review of the role of HR management in a contemporary project
  • Feedback and plenary discussion: effective HR project management

Team Exercise 1: Leadership skills of the HR project manager

  • Teams compete in performing a HR project simulation
  • Project review and feedback
  • Discussion of the outcome: role and skills of the HR project leader

Team Exercise 2: HR Project Management in Leadership and negotiation

  • Teams engage in a negotiation exercise
  • Exercise review and feedback
  • Discussion of the outcome: negotiation skills of the HR project manager

Deliver of Content

The above content can be delivered in various ways, depending of the depth and scope the customer wants. The training could be done at flexible hours or during the week-end. It can be modified according to the needs of the customer and we can emphasize on specific content or focus on more aspects. This is an initial proposal that can be tailored to your specific needs. The key concepts to be discussed and the detail in which we will deliver the seminar is up to you to decide.

Training material

The instructor will use a variety to help attendants get a better understanding of the elements under discussion. The resources include case studies, videos, presentations and workshop material such as game cards, tests, and exercises.

Mission Statement: American Heritage College shall strive to provide the best training to individuals looking for an alternative to the traditional educational system; acquire the necessary skills to obtain employment in their chosen field or achieve their educational goals and realize their hopes and aspirations for a rewarding future

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