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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 2018–2019 program schedule outline is below. See a sample detailed weekly schedule from a previous year.

Orientation Webinar (1 hour)
June 19, 2018, 1 p.m
.–noon Pacific
PHMC Staff

Seattle On-site Session (4 days)
July 30–August 2, 2018

Multiple Instructors

Block 1: Organizational Strategies (4 weeks)
Instructor: Mary Kay Chess

Block 2: Managing People and Teams (4 weeks)
Instructors: Grace Gorenflo

Block 3: Program Planning and Evaluation (8 weeks)
Instructor: Meagan Brown

(2 week break in December)

Block 4: Financial Management (7 weeks)
Instructor: Janell Blackmer

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: TBD

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.