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Project Management within Healthcare is a Course

Project Management within Healthcare

Mar 9, 2023 - Apr 19, 2023
3 credits

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9 March to 19 April 2023


30 hours
(6-week block)

Delivery Mode

Online self-paced & learn with others


(GST inclusive)

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This course is one of a series of the Future of Work in Healthcare short courses designed for medical and healthcare practitioners, research and IT professionals, managers and leaders who aim to deliver value to their projects within healthcare.

The course offers practical tools, techniques and methods for managing clinical and non-clinical projects. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge in agile and traditional (waterfall) project management within healthcare.

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. At the end of the course, you will be prepared to think outside the box about project management and how it can be adopted as one of the management tools to engage, influence, solve problems and lead others toward new ways of working and change.

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 project for consumer value.
  • Scope and plan a project within the context of the future of health and the future work in healthcare.
  • Lead an effective project team for high performance 
  • Engage with stakeholders, create a project governance structure, and manage risks for managing and reporting a project.
  • Develop the criteria for closing a project within timeframe and budget, and in line with expectations

What core topics are offered?

For lifelong learning, 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 & System Thinking
  • Project Scoping & Planning
  • Project Delivery & Closure
  • 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, research and IT professionals, managers and leaders who aim to develop and accelerate their knowledge and skills in managing and leading projects within a changing environment in healthcare. 

Online Synchronous Sessions

  • Welcome session: 9 March 2023 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week 1: 22 & 23 March 2023 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Week 2: 30 March 2023 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Week 3: 6 April 2023 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Week 4: 12 & 13 April 2023 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Compulsory assessment for credentialing: 19 April 2023

What are the course credentials?

This course is worth 3 Faculty Medicine and Health Executive Certificate in Health (FMECH) credit points, which provides formal recognition of professional development and reflects 30 hours of learning inclusive of pre-work and course participation.

Upon course completion you will be issued with a verifiable digital badge from the UNSW Medicine & Health indicating the points awarded. 

The 30 hours of study and verifiable credential may be counted towards your continuing professional development (CPD). 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?

You can partake another short course with FMECH points to achieve a total 150 hours of study. Once you have achieved a total of 15 points, reflecting 150 hours of study, you can use the 15 points to apply for recognition of prior learning for 6 units of credit (6 UOC) towards a postgraduate program within UNSW Medicine & Health. 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, support and mentoring, digital badging, online credential learning resources, evidence-based research, practical tools and techniques, 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.