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PBHL 5506 Leadership and Management


Develop your own management skills by observing leaders in the field.

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks

Health care leaders face ever-changing issues and thus require strong managerial skills. In MPH 6062 Management of Health Services Organizations, you will hone these skills as you address current pressing issues in health care administration.

This course integrates cutting-edge journal articles (e.g. Harvard Business Review articles), practical experience from health care managers in the field and credible and current print- and web-based resources from prominent organizations and think tanks in the health care field.

You will develop leadership skills as you address ongoing challenges in the field. You'll learn the skills that senior health care managers need to acquire. You'll explore how issues have evolved over time, and gain an understanding of why and how health care leaders continually reassess strategies and update their own management skills.

What You'll Learn in MPH 6062

This first course in the Health Care Management concentration addresses key business functions as they apply to effective management of health care organizations. It provides a comprehensive and detailed perspective of managerial functions and organizational matters within the health care arena.

Course work covers issues that relate to hospitals and other provider-based organizations, as well as organizations occupied by other key stakeholders in our health care system. Emerging issues in health care are addressed from the perspective of how to best to manage them.

Course Topics

Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Organizational Structure
  • Strategic Planning
  • Internal and External Communication
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Developing Leadership Skills
  • Performance Management and Improvement
  • Managing the Decision-Making Process

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of MPH 6062 Management of Health Services Organizations, you will be able to:

  • Apply management skills to public health practice.
  • Develop organizational policies and procedures.
  • Prepare a budget.
  • Interpret financial statements.
  • Conduct a strategic planning process.
  • Perform a quality improvement project.
  • Demonstrate organizational leadership skills.

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To learn more about the online Master of Public Health curriculum from Benedictine University, including Management of Health Services Organizations, call (866) 295-3104 to speak with a program manager or request more information.