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182.623.81 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Dennis Averill
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Dennis Averill
Description:

Examines elements needed to design and implement an effective safety and health program in industry. Stresses managerial techniques, including financial planning, communications, organizational structure, planning, auditing, and the use of records.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the organization and structure of an occupational health service system
Assess major approaches to managing and improving health services organizations, including approaches to process improvement, strategic planning, and organizational design
Apply performance improvement concepts and tools in revising a specific process within an organizational setting
Prepare a basic budget

Methods of Assessment: Based on class participation and preparation of a basic budget
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

consent req. of any students not in the MSPH program in EHS

For consent, contact: daverill@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail