Summer Institute: Effective Project Management Techniques for Social Service Settings

From June 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm to June 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Brown School, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63130

This course focuses on key project management competencies critical to executing successful projects. Participants will learn strategies for planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling projects and will apply these concepts using case studies and small group projects.

Application deadline: June 4, 2021


Monday, June 21- Friday, June 25, 2021
1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m., each day

The course will consist of daily live Zoom webinars from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., and 5 hours of self-paced course material in Canvas.


Heather Jacobsen

Heather Jacobsen, MPH
Evaluation & Communications Manager

Brown School Evaluation Center

Heather Jacobsen is a project manager at the Brown School Evaluation Center. Her responsibilities include managing the Center’s evaluation planning and implementation activities as well as Center communications. Before joining the Evaluation Center, Heather owned ClearApple Health Writing where she consulted on health communication projects and created plain language health materials. She also spent twelve years managing projects and coordinating a team of creatives to produce health materials at Washington University.

Smriti Bajracharya

Smriti Bajracharya, MPH
Public Health Program Manager
Brown School

Smriti Bajracharya is the Public Health Program Manager at the Brown School.  Previously she was a project coordinator at the Brown School Evaluation Center and the Center for Public Health Systems Science, with responsibilities including managing a multi-year outcome evaluation in partnership with a local social service agency. In addition, Smriti is a Brown School adjunct instructor where she teaches a graduate-level project management course. Formerly, as an associate at Innovation Network in Washington, D.C., she collaborated on evaluation projects for health foundations and nonprofits engaged in health advocacy and social justice. She was also a Program Fellow at Missouri Foundation for Health.

Registration Info

Learn more and register online through Brown School Professional Development.
Class size is limited to 25.

This course will be conducted via a virtual Zoom meeting online format and Canvas. Access to a computer/laptop with internet access is required. Please contact Professional Development with any questions.