New Course! Project Management for Hospitals

Good news! QRP now offers a course that is specially designed for hospitals and aims to introduce hospital staff to the basics and best practices of project management.

The training focuses on improving project management within your organisation and aims at developing the existing project operation. At the end of this training, you will be able to act as a qualified member and collaborator of a project management team within the hospital.

What are the objectives of the PM for Hospitals Training?

You work in the hospital and are (going to be) part of the project team? This could be for you. Following the completion of the course, you should:

  • Understand the main concepts related to projects and why projects are carried out
  • Define a project, create a project plan and monitor it
  • Translate the Best Practices of project management to a hospital environment

It is desirable, but not essential, that you have some work-experience on projects. The module does not lead to certification, so there is no examination.

Why the PM for Hospitals Training could be relevant for you?

The PM for Hospitals Training is for everyone involved in Project Management related to the hospital sector. But more in particular, this could be:

  • Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Project Members
  • Project Team Members
  • Team Managers
  • Staff Members

Why is Project Management important in healthcare?

Project management in healthcare is distinct because it takes complexity and risk to a whole new level. There has been an increase in the number of healthcare professionals over the last years. The amount of work that healthcare organisations require for project management to continually improve operations is large.

Read more: healthcare project management challenges and benefits.

Benefits of Healthcare Project Management

Strong project management helps improve healthcare and hospitals in a number of ways.

Project Management for Hospitals can ensure:

  • That the technical composition of the project team is based on the project objectives
  • That team members can implement the project
  • That the politics of integration are not underestimated
  • That team members genuinely relate to each other as peers

Project Management for Hospitals can improve:

  • Quality of care by improving processes
  • Communication among healthcare staff
  • Organizational planning
  • Budgeting
  • Relations with stakeholders
  • Staff productivity
  • The mitigation of the risk

Want to know more? Visit our PM for Hospitals course page!