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221.706.81 MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES I

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Department: International Health
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:
Description:

Presents and interrelates the historic development of basic health services and the origins of modern management thought. Provides examples of successful management innovations and issues in and constraints to improving health services management in the Third World, emphasizing immunization management, rehydration/diarrhea control, maternal-child/family planning, and primary health care programs.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss management that encompasses the main aspects of problem solving typically faced by managers
Define and describe essential concepts, principles, methods, and terms in management
Apply certain techniques in the resolution of selected management issues
Produce a well reasoned proposal for selective management improvement (in the form of a term paper of approximately 2,000 words)

Methods of Assessment: Method of student evaluation based on individual exercises, term paper, final exam, and class participation.
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

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

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Grades and credit given at end of 4th term.