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Today’s healthcare business is experiencing significant challenges with rapid and unpredictable change being one of the most continual characteristics facing its leaders. Leadership is not confined to the very top of a business and one does not have to be an ambitious chief executive officer to study leadership. All levels, someone is in charge and that person must exhibit effective leadership is that department, hospital, clinic or group is to prosper. This course addresses leadership through a study of individuals and the values that produce the foundation for all choices made by leaders. The course integrates theory with practice through readings, lectures, written assignments, and care studies. Assessment, practice, and development of leadership, managerial, and organizational skills will be addresses in this course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To identify, describe, and debate the concepts of leadership in healthcare organizations and evaluate leadership styles applicable to them.
  • To understand and explain the distinctiveness of structures, methods, and relations in healthcare organizations as they relate to leadership, management and strategy.
  • To select, investigate, summarize, and evaluate current events on leadership capabilities in healthcare organizations.
  • To exhibit and demonstrate the competency to debate multifaceted leadership, management, and administrative issues in the healthcare sector.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs)

At the end of this program, students are expected to be able to:

  • Formulate an integrative business project through the application of multidisciplinary knowledge in the specialization area of healthcare management.
  • Analyze the impact of decisions and actions on stakeholders including interpersonal, societal, environmental, and organizational considerations.
  • Develop skills to generate novel and value-creating products, processes, or organizational forms.
  • Demonstrate professional interaction and communication skills.
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