MHSM 4352: Project Management for Healthcare

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0
Clinical Hours

This course provides a foundation in project management leaning toward health care organizations through explorations of the history of the discipline, as well as a discussion of the contemporary frameworks used by organizations today. It will discuss the framework in carrying out projects related to health care, ways to organize set of detailed work efforts that are planned, progressively elaborated towards developing a new product or service, improving or modifying existing goods, services, and procedures. The course will cover ways to bring together skilled resources to create something new or different using effective management processes. It will emphasize the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements, how a project manager identifies project requirements, address the various needs, concerns and expectations of the stakeholders as the project is planned and carried out, and also to balance the competing project constraints in terms of project scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources and risk.