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Exec. Ed Online: Health Care Project Management

July 12th, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

July 12 – 16, 2021

Improve your Operational Effectiveness with Health Care Project Management Skills

As the entire world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, project management skills have become even more sought after to respond to both the short-term response efforts and long-term planning initiatives. Many clinical and administrative health care staff end up leading project teams, despite having no formal training in project management. Though these individuals may be subject matter experts, they often have only a passing knowledge of the science of improvement. Now more than ever, it is crucial for these project leaders to participate in formal project management training to move from ideas to results.

This online program provides the training health care professionals need to improve the quality of care at their organization through projects delivered on time and within budget. From setting the foundation and planning, to execution and close out, you will master each step of managing a project in detail, whether in response to the COVID-19 epidemic or other high priority health care needs.

You will learn the necessary tools and strategies to effectively manage projects in health care organizations of any size or specialty. In just a few days, participants will greatly improve their ability to provide focused and strategic leadership to their current and future projects.

The program uses experiential activities and case studies to weave together the topics of project management, creating and managing teams, delegation, motivation, conflict resolution, and negotiation to generate maximum results.

This is the course to take to master the “people side” of project management.

Online Curriculum

Health Care Project Management develops both the project management skills needed to improve health care delivery and also the people management skills to create an effective project management environment in a time of crisis or calm.

Participants explore the topics of creating and managing teams, delegation, motivation, conflict resolution, and negotiation in order to more effectively engage stakeholders and build support for project outcomes. Leading Harvard faculty will layer technical project management skills on top of these topics to ensure you return home with the highest level of project effectiveness.

The sessions’ dynamic online model is designed to provoke discussion, build foundational skills, and initiate practical ways to apply lessons learned.

Through experiential activities and case studies, participants will exchange ideas with a diverse group of classmates from around the world and varied health care settings, practice the project management skills gained during the program, and apply tools to their projects.


Date: July 12th, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Calendars: Public Events