BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

IHWA-380 - Project Management in Health And Addictions - 3.00 Credits

IHWA-380 - Project Management in Health And Addictions - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The students will study the nature of projects, project management tools, techniques, organizational and interpersonal issues in project management. Students will explore project initiation, project definition, project planning, project implementation, and project closure. The first part of the course will cover project management principles, including defining projects, project portfolios, programs, and how projects link to organizations' goals and strategies. The second part of the course will focus on the tools and techniques available to support project management. Students will work in project teams to identify and create a project plan relevant to their current or future employment settings. This course will be grounded in Indigenous community project models. This course is targeted for those who are employed and/or have administrative experience and work in the health and addictions field.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Indigenous Holistic Wellness and Addictions Advanced Diploma - IHWA Courses
  • Course offered:
  • Summer 2025 (May - August)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-110 , STAT-203 , or Permission of instructor
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: 

    • identify project management principles and practices;

    • apply basic project management techniques;

    • demonstrate the role and importance of project management in an organization;

    • discuss how projects support organizational goals and strategy;

    • appreciate the social dynamics of Indigenous communities and teams;

    • analyze personal goals, motivations, and ways of working individually and collaboratively; and

    • apply management and communication techniques and skills that lead to successful project outcomes.

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    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M,T,W,TH,F8:00AM - 5:00PM08 Jun 202528 Jun 2025