Certificte in Project Planning & Management for Health

Course description

Project Management is a key growth area. It is recognized as the most appropriate form of management for the new generation of managers who are asked to handle multi-disciplinary projects, especially in health in a rapidly changing business environment. To deal with the ever-changing business environments in health, many nations, organizations, and individuals are turning to Project Management for guaranteed results on time, within the budget and according to quality specifications.

Target group

Managers of health projects with a need to better their competencies in planning and monitoring projects will find this postgraduate diploma ideal for enhancing their critical thinking and analytical skills in managing projects

Learning outcomes

By the end of the program participants should be able to:

      1. Use knowledge of planning and management of health projects to initiate and implement health projects at local levels.
      2. Participate in collective development activities in a cost-effective environmentally friendly and enlighten manner.
      3. Use the knowledge of planning and management of health projects to identify social and economic health problems affecting their communities to develop means of addressing the needs.
      4. Appreciate the importance of the course as a means of diversifying knowledge.
      5. Become role models in their communities.

Course content

  • Introduction to planning and managing health projects 
  • The environment in which health projects operate
  • The role of a health project manager
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project schedule management
  • Project cost management
  • Project Quality management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement management
  • Managing Health Stakeholders

Training methods

This course will be available on face-to-face and Online. It will encompass specific facilitator inputs (e.g. lecture presentations), combined with a variety of interactive learning activities, including structured group work, demonstrations, group and individual reflection, role plays, self-study and writing, and plenary discussions

Mode of assessment

The course will be assessed using pre and post-tests, continuous progressive tests, presentations, and group discussions

Award

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate from Uganda Christian University.

Training venue

The training will be conducted at UCU School of Medicine campus Mengo or any other venue communicated in advance.

Application

To register for the course, download a copy of the application form here or pick one from our administrative office at UCU School of Medicine Mengo near Namirembe Cathedral. Application forms cost a non-refundable fee of UGX 30,000 

Payment

A training fee of UGX 450,000 will be charged for the course. This covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Payment should be sent to our bank account before the start of training and proof of payment sent to ucusom@admin.ucu.ac.ug NOTE: Foreign currencies will be converted using prevailing forex rates.   

Visit https://ucu.ac.ug/payments for a variety of payment options. The Administrator shall avail an Access Code to Distance Learners upon presentation of proof of payment.

Training Schedule

The course will be available: -

Study options

Days

Duration

Study time

Week days (Day)

Monday – Friday

For 2 weeks

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Week days (Evening)

Tuesdays & Thursdays

For 1 month

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekends (Day)

Fridays & Saturdays

For 1 ½ months  

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Online

At convenience

Course must be completed within 3 months from the time of registration  

Course Intakes

The course will be available during the specified times below

Intakes for Face-to-face

Starts on

Easter Intake

February 11th, 2020

Trinity Intake

June 8th, 2020

Advent Intake

September 28th, 2020

The Online platform is accessible throughout the year


Organizational Training

This can also be offered as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. To find out more contact us on: ucusom@admin.ucu.ac.ug OR +256 794770215 / +256 775264136 / +703737065

 

How to Apply

You can download an application form here (You will have to pay for it on submission) OR obtained one at a non refundable application fee at any of our Campuses Country-wide.
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