This topic introduces students to the principles and processes of project management through a series of formal workshops and the opportunity to complete a team based project in the health care sector. Areas covered include establishing project objectives and aims, teamwork, Gantt charts, and project evaluation. The topic also introduces students to systematic literature reviews and meta analysis, formal meeting management, grant writing and presentation skills. Assessment is through meeting the requirements of the project sponsor, designing and writing a grant application for the next stage of the project and evaluating the project according to principles of Health Promotion theory and practice.
Project management for health promotion is designed to provide students with an opportunity to:
The topic forms part of the menu of the Health Promotion and Education professional stream of the Bachelor of Health Sciences, but may be taken by any other student in the award as an elective topic.