Dignity Health Global Education

Certificate in Healthcare Project Management in partnership with American University

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Toronto, ON M5X 2A2

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Healthcare Project Management in partnership with American University

Format: Online

Program Description:

Project management is an integral part of transformative programs in the healthcare industry. As healthcare evolves and many initiatives are realized, project management skills become extremely necessary. Along with providing Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), this certificate will enable learners to understand the essential elements of project management and their application to the healthcare industry.

The certificate introduces high-level concepts of Project Management, provides an overview of the different stakeholders and risks, and describes the leadership skills vital to thrive as a successful project manager in healthcare. You will analyze strategies for successful communication, decompose healthcare project scope, and learn how influencing organizational change plays into project success.

Key Topics

Introduction to Healthcare Projects
    Project Scope Management
    Project Quality Management
    Project Stakeholder Management
    Project Communication Management
    Project Time Management
    Project Cost Management
    Project Resources Management
    Organizational Change Management
    Project Procurement Management
    Project Risk Management

Curriculum

    Unit 1: Projects and People in Healthcare Organizations
    Unit 2: Project Scope and Quality Management
    Unit 3: Project Stakeholder Management and Communications Management
    Unit 4: Project Time and Cost Management
    Unit 5: Project Resources Management and Organizational Change Management
    Unit 6: Project Procurement and Risk Management
    Unit 7: Project Integration Management and Project Execution Monitoring
    Unit 8: Project Controls and Project Closing

Outcomes

    Identify the tools and techniques best suited for project planning, including scope, time, cost, resource planning, monitoring, and reporting
    Recognize warning signs of project issues common to a variety of healthcare settings
    Describe the leadership skills vital to thrive as a successful project manager in healthcare
    Analyze and develop strategies for successfully communicating with healthcare project stakeholders
    Develop strategies for managing risks and changes specific to projects in healthcare settings
    Decompose healthcare project scope into manageable work packages
    Appreciate the nuances of managing projects in healthcare
    Appreciate the role that influencing organizational change plays in healthcare project success and identify tools to support change


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