Courses Details

PUBHLTH580: Leadership & Management In Today's Health Care Environment

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Staff (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Graduate public health student
  • Description: In this course students will explore the goals, evaluation, and leadership opportunities and challenges in the delivery of health care today. This course will offer students an opportunity to reflect on their own leadership style and professional goals, with the guidance of an instructor and guest lecturers with long, diverse careers in public health, healthcare, and consulting settings.
  • Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: 1. Have an understanding of the leadership/clinical management needs and structures of complex Health Care Organizations. 2. Have an understanding of the differences and similarities between management and leadership. 3. Have an understanding of the critical roles of collaboration between administrators and healthcare providers: physicians, nurses and others. 4. Have an enhanced insight into career pathways and enhanced professional skills to successfully enter the workforce.