Comprehensive Healthcare Project Management (HCPM)

Program Summary

Everyone, regardless of their background and position, either participates in, or runs projects!  Some  projects are large - some small, some technical – some simple.  Our Comprehensive Healthcare Project Management Certificate Program, HCPMP, is designed for anyone working in Healthcare, in any capacity, who wants to seriously improve his or her understanding and application of project management and enhance their on the job project performance.

The workshop modules included in this program have been specifically designed and packaged for the Healthcare industry to help enable communications, lower risk, develop effective project plans, track progress, recoup losses and get back on track, and, deal with budgets, deadlines and of course, changes.  Participants will learn to manage expected outcomes and increase productivity using simple structured concepts and tools.  Workshop materials, delivery and case studies are designed for those in today’s complex world of healthcare.

Upon request, the Comprehensive Healthcare Project Management Program will include applicable in-house life cycle, references, and templates required or recommended by CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, XLC - eXpedited Life Cycle, or other specialized areas such as PXP, Patient Experience, etc.

The HCPMP is intended for anyone wanting to bridge the gap between the current healthcare programs, regulations, policies and disciplines, and realistic project management practices.  For those with little or no formal Project Management experience, this program will provide the needed tools, techniques and language to be able to successfully work on teams and deliver their project’s goals.   

The Healthcare Project Management Program has been reviewed and certified by the Project Management Institute, PMI®. This certification ensures the training presents realistic best practice approaches.  All training is conducted by Total Systems Education, Ltd., a globally recognized and PMI Global "Best of the Best" award winning Project Management training provider.  Upon completion, participants involved with PMI's Project Management Professional, PMP, CAPM or PBA certification programs are awarded PDUs, Professional Development Units.  Healthcare IT professionals earn CEs for HIMSS recertification.  CEUs are also awared which can be applied to almost all Healthcare professional certifications and renewals including ACHE, HFMA, CHBC and others.

Program Format

Depending upon your organization's needs, our HCPMP is comprised of either four or five workshop modules for a total of 80 or 96 hours of instruction, conveniently spread over multiple weeks.  Sessions include a mix of presentations, workshops, optional software use, case studies, feedback and discussion.  Upon request, modules include reference and/or use of applicable internal and/or CMS Project Management procedures as well as the use of Lean Six-sigma and the DMAIC methodology.  While no pre-class preparatory assignments are required, in-class exercises, team case study assignments and presentations will be done.  To ensure hands-on practice and facilitate discussion, class size is limited to 20 participants with a minimum of 5.

Note: If this program is currently too comprehensive for your current needs, click here to learn about our individual Healthcare Project Management Workshops.  Also remember,  you can attend one or as many of our workshops that fit your needs.  These credits never expire!  You can always apply these credits towards a future Healthcare Project Management Certificate.

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