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See an overview of the Management Certificate (Public Health Management Certificate) schedule.

Management Certificate Schedule 2017

The Public Health Management Certificate kicks off with an orientation webinar in June and an on-site session at the University of Washington, Seattle campus in July. After that, the curriculum is broken down into projects and courses that are completed using distance-learning methods.

Scholars typically spend 6–8 hours per week on their coursework. Weekly webinars for the course blocks and tools of the trade sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Pacific. The 2017–2018 program schedule outline is below. See a sample detailed schedule.

Orientation Webinar (1 hour)
June 13, 2017, 11 a.m
.–noon Pacific
PHMC Staff

Seattle On-site Session (4 days)
August 1417, 2017

Multiple Instructors

Block 1: Organizational Strategies (4 weeks)
Instructor: Kate Davies

Block 2: Managing People and Teams (4 weeks)
Instructors: Meagan Brown

Block 3: Financial Management (7 weeks, with 2-week break for holidays)
Instructor: Joanna Mendelsohn

Block 4: Program Planning and Evaluation (8 weeks)
Instructor: Meagan Brown

Tools of the Trade: Policy Briefs (1 week)
Instructor: Susan Allan

Block 5: Conflict Resolution (8 weeks)
Instructor: Jim Reid

Tools of the Trade: Presentation Skills (1 week)
Instructor: Missie Thurston

Block 6: Communication and Social Media (4 weeks)
Instructor: Sharon Bogan


Where can I stay for the on-site session?

NWCPHP makes arrangements with a number of local hotels, so Management Certificate participants get the best rates possible. For additional information see Where to Stay.