Managing Projects in the Health Sector

Workshop Overview 
This course addresses how to identify, monitor, document and balance crucial information for the successful management of projects in the diverse institutions and entities of the health sector. It also covers the development of a baseline for any healthcare industry project that will allow the efficient compilation and the timely generation of performance comparisons. This is a highly interactive workshop that usually marks a milestone in the project management development roadmap. Participants will be required to develop a comprehensive healthcare project plan. 
Learning Objectives

  • Understand and Apply the Project Management Planning Framework in the health sector
  • Develop a Project Charter & Stakeholder Register  
  • Draft Project Planning Documents for a health project
  • Practice newly-acquired project management skills for the healthcare industry context
  • Benchmark results against peers and get feedback from an expert in the field
  • Produce a complete health project plan based on realistic case studies 

Workshop Outline 

  • Introduction to PM in healthcare
  • Health Projects Planning Framework
  • Brainstorming Project Ideas & Forming Project Groups
  • Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Communication Plan
  • Requirements Documentation
  • WBS & WBS Dictionary
  • Activity List & Attributes
  • Project Schedule
  • Cost Estimates & Budget
  • Organizational Chart & RACI Matrix
  • Risk Management 

Course Duration

24 hours 
Workshop Format

Interactive sessions with many exercises, discussions and in class group workshops 
Intended Audience

The workshop is intended for all professionals practicing, studying and interested in project management principles in the health sector, including: Project Managers in organizations related or close to the healthcare industry, physicians, nurses, pharmaceutical industry professionals, medical lab technicians and mangers, hospital directors, managers and general staff.

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