Dr. Kathy Schwalbe

Dr. Schwalbe is Professor of Business Administration at Augsburg College, veteran project manager formerly at U.S Air Force, Boeing, and Clark Oil, and author of three books on project management. She will share highlights of her newest book, during "An Introduction to Healthcare Project Management," emphasizing what's different about managing healthcare projects. Kathy's background and experience has something for everyone in all industries.

The world spends 25% of its GDP on projects, many being related to healthcare. Employers list project management skills 3rd to communication and technical skills for new graduates. Many business, IT, and engineering programs require courses in project management, and it’s time for healthcare programs to do the same! Learn key concepts and tips to help you understand similarities and differences in managing projects in the healthcare industry.