Credit Hours: 3Department: Health Management and Policy
Managing Health Organizations to Improve Population Health
This course will introduce students to a number of foundational concepts related to leadership and management, specifically in the realm of health organizations (e.g., local and state health departments, hospitals, community clinics, etc.). In particular, this course will explore the areas of managing human and non-human resources, and improving agency performance. Students enrolled in this course will participate in class discussions and have regular course assessments related to textbook readings. In addition, students will have the opportunity to interact with managers and organizational leaders from a variety of health service agencies.