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HLED 7270 - Project Leadership in Health Care

Health Leadership Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This online course will provide comprehensive overview of project management and leadership for the health sector. The course will identify different standards of project management practices and their application and adoption in health sector projects. Leadership components of project management are emphasized, with particular attention to engagement of project sponsors, project risk management, and interaction with critical stakeholders. The LEADS Framework will inform the course approach and delivery.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80191

Mon Jan 07 - Sun Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 31 Online



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Internet delivery course. Access is through Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to obtain print-based course materials.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Integrate the distributed leadership applications of the LEADS Frameworks with the domains of evidence and evidence based decision making to a specific project in the health sector.
  • Apply LEADS Framework to the leadership aspects of initiating and leading a specific health system project imperative.
  • Communicate successfully in the health sector project environment with an understanding of the health sector projects and initiatives.
  • Function as an effective health leader in addressing the needed definition of a project.
  • Explain the specific phases of a project.
  • Develop a workflow breakdown for a specific project.
  • Provide a realistic projection of costs, duration and budget requirements.
  • Create a project plan and initiate a critical path.
  • Delineate a measurement approach to illustrate project progress.
  • Propose leadership strategies to ensure a high standard of care and service delivery to patients and families results from projects undertaken.
  • Propose leadership strategies in selecting and retaining project team membership appropriately.
  • Demonstrate professional judgment in identifying, documenting and communicating issues in leadership situations.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

HLED 7270 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

School of Health Sciences

  1. Health Leadership
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Effective Project Management
Author Wysocki
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11872-916-8
Price $85.50

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Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95


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