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Effective Project Management Techniques for Social Service Settings

Registration for this course closed on June 4th

This course will be conducted via a virtual Zoom meeting online format and Canvas. Access to a computer/laptop with internet access is required. Please contact Professional Development with any questions.

15 CEUs/CPH units - (10 live, 5 self-paced)

Heather Jacobsen, MPH
Evaluation & Communications Manager
Brown School Evaluation Center

Smriti Bajracharya, MPH
Public Health Program Manager, Brown School

This course focuses on key project management competencies critical to executing successful projects. Participants will learn strategies for planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling projects and will apply these concepts using case studies and small group projects.

For more information on classwork and reading expectations, please click here.

The course will consist of daily live Zoom webinars from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., and 5 hours of self-paced course material in Canvas.

Class size is limited to 25.

$650 General admission
$450 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
$400 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)

This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units - but not academic credit - for the class.

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About the Instructors:
Portrait of Sarah BuekHeather Jacobsen is a project manager at the Brown School Evaluation Center. Her responsibilities include managing the Center's evaluation planning and implementation activities as well as Center communications. Before joining the Evaluation Center, Heather owned ClearApple Health Writing where she consulted on health communication projects and created plain language health materials. She also spent twelve years managing projects and coordinating a team of creatives to produce health materials at Washington University.

smriti_b.jpgSmriti Bajracharya is the Public Health Program Manager at the Brown School.  Previously she was a project coordinator at the Brown School Evaluation Center and the Center for Public Health Systems Science, with responsibilities including managing a multi-year outcome evaluation in partnership with a local social service agency. In addition, Smriti is a Brown School adjunct instructor where she teaches a graduate-level project management course. Formerly, as an associate at Innovation Network in Washington, D.C., she collaborated on evaluation projects for health foundations and nonprofits engaged in health advocacy and social justice. She was also a Program Fellow at Missouri Foundation for Health.

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