Archived/No Longer Available: Effective Project Management

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Date Developed: 2011. Source: CALPACT at University of California Davis. Presenter(s): Jeffrey Oxendine, MPH, MBA. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 82 minutes.


This webinar introduces viewers to the role of effective project management in private and public sector organizations, and offers best practices in managing project content, communicating with the project team and stakeholders, and building the project management capacity of an organization. The presenter uses practical examples to describe the typical project management life cycle and offers strategies to overcome common challenges, such as balancing resources and performance, facilitating team motivation, and assuring ‘follow-through’. The presenter demonstrates the uses of a project charter, contract, and plan as key documents in assuring clarity of project intent, scope, timeline, and team member responsibilities. The webinar concludes with a discussion of basic and advanced tools that increase accountability and measure progress toward project milestones.

Learning Objectives

• Understand project content, logistics, deliverables.

• Learn how to effectively self-manage.

• Improve your ability to coordinate and communicate with others.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.