Exposes students to the field of health services administration and leadership development. Through a series of interactive seminars with healthcare leaders, case studies, self-analysis, and group discussions, students learn about different types of health service organizations, careers, leadership roles and styles, and organizational strategy and culture. This course also deepens professional relationships, connections, and networking/mentorship opportunities.
Provides an orientation to the current healthcare business environment and service delivery systems. The course presents students with a broad based perspective of key environmental factors influencing current and future trends in healthcare. This approach helps students develop a context for synthesis, discussion and analysis of contemporary issues and trends.
Focuses on the fundamentals of healthcare finance including accounting theory, managerial finance, capital investment practices and productivity analysis. A comprehensive view of the current topics in healthcare and an exploration of the tools for operational and financial leaders will be addressed.
Explores how decisions about human resources (HR) contribute to an organization's overall effectiveness. The course integrates HR activities with the organization's strategic planning objectives. Students study both traditional and contemporary HR issues from a practitioner's perspective and the core competencies required to support leadership and management skills for effective human resource management in health care.
Topics in Healthcare Administration.