Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will work collaboratively to develop knowledge and skills in using project management methodology to plan, implement and evaluate health, social and environmental change programs to prevent illness and promote health. In groups, you will develop an appreciation of theoretical frameworks, processes and practices for the development and delivery of quality improvement programs. The subject will focus on project management skills and design to conceptualise, scope and plan a program that addresses a community/population health based issue relevant to podiatry. This subject culminates in a series of group student presentations that highlight completed projects.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must have passed subject POD5PPE and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZLLPP, HZHPOD, HMPOD
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Project management in Health and Community Services. Getting good ideas to work
AuthorDwyer, J. Liang, Z. Thiessen, V & Martini, A.
PublisherALLEN AND UNWIN
Project Management: principles, processes and Practice
PublisherFRENCH'S FOREST: PEARSON EDUCATION
Managing health programs and projects
PublisherJOSSEY-BASS. SAN FRANCISCO
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos
Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Review resources supporting your project implementation process (i.e. view audio-visual recordings [lectures] and other material)
Evidence Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
SeminarWeek: 43 - 43
One 8.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised ResearchWeek: 33 - 43
One 1.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Project implementation (data collection and analysis)
WorkShopWeek: 31 - 39
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Face to face lectures, review of student projects, feedback and Q&A
One x 30 minute quiz (500 words equiv) and one x 60 minute quiz (1000 words equiv)1st quiz = 5%2nd quiz = 10%
2000 word discussion paperDiscussion on one objective of the project goal using SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time bound) and how the objective will be evaluated
Group program plan and GANTT chart (1500 words equivalent per student)Students work in groups of five
One 2500-word project report
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One 15 minute group presentation (300 words equiv per student) and preparation