Managing projects | Nursing homework help

Chapter 3, “Project Management Processes” (pp. 47–61)

 

This chapter supplies information on managing a project that uses networked processes. The chapter describes project management processes related to each phase of a project.

 

Campbell, R. J. (2008). Change management in health care. The Health Care Manager27(1), 23–39. 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

 In this article, the author highlights the work of two leaders in the field of change management. The author demonstrates how the work of these leaders can be applied to health care organizations.

 

Merrell, P. (2012). Effective change management: The simple truth. Management Services56(2), 20–23

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

 In this article, the author provides six steps for effective change management. The author also supplies supplementary information on the importance of learning activities, measuring success, and managing change management strategies.

 

Schifalacqua, M., Costello, C., & Denman, W. (2009). Roadmap for planned change, part 1: Change leadership and project management. Nurse Leader7(2), 26–29. 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

 In this article, the authors explore the essential elements of change theory and project management. The article details many tools and concepts that assist in managing and planning change at various scales.

 

Microsoft Corporation. (2012). Getting started: Introduction to project management. Retrieved from http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/project-help/getting-started-introduction-to-project-management-HA010359477.aspx?CTT=3

 

Review this web page, which provides an overview of basic project management concepts. It also provides links to other pages which demonstrate how to apply the aforementioned concepts in Microsoft Project 2010.

 

 

Document: Individual Project Overview (PDF) (SEE ATTACHED PDF FILE)

 

This document provides an overview of the Individual Project you will work on throughout this course.

 

Required Media

 

Laureate Education (Producer). (2013a). Establishing a team [Video file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 8 minutes.

 

In this video, Dr. Mimi Hassett discusses important considerations when assembling a project team, such as who to include and whom to consult. She talks about how project size, goals, and timelines can impact those decisions, and she also offers examples of how to keep enthusiasm for a project moving forward as the challenges toward completion arise.

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