HCML 460 Management & Leadership in Healthcare • 5 Cr.

Description

Prepares students for leadership roles in healthcare. Topics include relations with diverse and/or remotely located staff, global and virtual employees, communication skills for managers, time management, motivating employees, and conflict resolution. Case studies are used to bring a contextual focus on specific departments and organizations in a global healthcare industry. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program or permission of instructor. Previously RAIM 460.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate diverse leadership styles including a self-assessment, and how they impact the team, conflict management, and organization performance and morale 
  • Identify and develop strategies to assess inter-personal and team skills, cultural competency 
  • Examine the qualities and skills of effective project and department managers in healthcare organizations and a diverse client base 
  • Present and compare diverse leadership and motivation theories and practices, and analyze their respective effectiveness in the context of healthcare organizations and a diverse client base 
  • Develop effective, diverse management strategies that promote communication, minimize stress, and increase productivity, and analyze their effectiveness in the context of healthcare organizations and a diverse client base 
  • Examine and practice decision-making processes and techniques that facilitate effective and efficient change management for a diverse client base 
  • Develop and plan scenarios to prepare and lead effective training sessions 
  • Examine organizational leadership in managing continuous change in the context of healthcare organizations and a diverse client base 

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