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Project Management within Healthcare is a Course

Project Management within Healthcare

Jul 4, 2022 - Aug 5, 2022
3 credits

$1,250 Enrol

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4 July to 5 August 2022


30 hours
(4-week block)

Delivery Mode

Online self-paced & learn with others
(asynchronous &


(GST inclusive)

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Through the progression of this course, you will reflect on the implications of the future of health as you manage and lead projects in the 21st century. By the end of the course, you will be prepared to think outside the box about traditional and agile project management and how it can be adopted as one of the dynamic management tools to engage, influence, solve problems and lead others towards new ways of working, change and benefit realisation.

What are the course learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of managing and leading a traditional and agile project for consumer value.
  • Develop a project plan in the context of the future of health.
  • List the core roles and responsibilities for your project team members.
  • Create a project governance structure for managing and reporting a project.
  • Develop the criteria for closing a project within timeframe and budget.

What core topics are offered?

The following topics are offered in the course for developing and increasing your knowledge, understanding and skills in traditional and agile project management within healthcare.

  • Critical & Systems Thinking
  • Project Scoping & Planning
  • Project Delivery & Review
  • Resource Estimation & Budget Management
  • Governance and Variance Reporting
  • Implementation and Risk Management
  • Teamwork and Communication
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Change Leadership & Negotiation

Who is this course suited to?

Medical and health care professionals, managers and leaders who aim to develop and accelerate their knowledge and skills in managing and leading traditional and agile projects within healthcare.

Online Sessions

  • Welcome session: 4 July | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week 1: 18 & 20 July | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Week 2: 26 & 28 July | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Week 3: 2 & 4 August | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Compulsory final assessment due date: 5 August 2022

What are the course credentials?

This course is worth 3 UNSW Medicine & Health Executive Certificate in Health (FMECH) points, which provides formal recognition of professional development and reflects 30 hours of learning inclusive of pre-work, course participation, learning materials and support. Upon course completion, you will be issued with a UNSW Medicine & Health verifiable credential.

The credential is valid for 3 years and may be counted towards your continuing professional development (CPD). Please check with your college as the credential provides documentary evidence which may substantiate activities claimed under your college program.


Can I use my credit towards further study?

There is an optional assessment associated with this course. All participants will be issued with 3 FMECH points upon completion of the course, but it is essential to complete the assessment if you wish to apply to use the points towards credit for a UNSW postgraduate program in the future.


Price is inclusive of 30 hours of learning, digital badging, online credential learning resources, evidence-based research, practical tools and techniques, support and course completion assessment.


Additional discount available for UNSW Medicine & Health Short Course partners! To collect your additional discount, please insert "Partnership Discount" in the email subject and send to the Short Course Team.