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312.623.18 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE I

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th F,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Prerequisite:

312.617

Description:

Case studies present an overview of financial theory and financial management principles and concepts in a health care setting. Topics include discounted cash flow analysis, long-term debt financing, equity financing, lease financing, capital budgeting, analysis, and forecasting.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss unique features of the health care industry that affect the application of financial management principles and concepts
  2. Develop a working discuss of the tools of financial management and utilize software and financial techniques in case presentations
  3. Practice written and oral communication skills through individual assignments and team case presentation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on a team-written case analysis (60%) and its oral presentation (40%).

Multiterm:
Enrollment Restriction:

Abu Dhabi DrPH students only

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent from Judy Holzer to register

For consent, contact:

jholzer@jhsph.edu