3/7 & 3/14/24, Project Management for Public Health Professionals webinar series

This webinar series presents key principles of project management and explores the strengths of multiple project management tools. The series will help participants understand the value of project management tools in project implementation and match tools to projects based on the tasks each project requires and the profiles of team members assigned to a project.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this webinar series, participants will be able to:

  • define project management and its key characteristics;
  • describe different approaches to project management and the utility of each approach; and
  • analyze project needs and determine the appropriate project management tool.

All webinars will take place Thursday, 2–3 p.m. Eastern
March 7, 2024
March 14, 2024

Online. Information to access the course will be sent upon registration.

Target Audience

This presentation is appropriate for managers in governmental public health agencies, including current mid-level managers, newly appointed managers, and emerging managers.

Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Education credits for certified public health professionals (CPH-CE, 2 hour) and certified health education specialists (CECH category 1, 2 advanced) are available. To receive credit, participants must attend from beginning to end and complete an evaluation. MAR-PHTC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Provider ID# MEP 100475.

Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he has a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Barnett previously served in the Baltimore City Health Department's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, where he was responsible for project and priority-related management of bio-preparedness exercise design, evaluation, and related training activities. At Johns Hopkins, Barnett has for several years applied and expanded upon these foundational experiences in his academic and public health practice roles, including delivery of trainings for the public health workforce on project management and on managing multiple priorities and projects, to optimize programmatic effectiveness and efficiency in public health agencies.

Technology Requirements
This interactive webinar series is presented through the Zoom Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.

For more information about this course or assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.