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Term: 4th term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Jamila Savage
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:

Introduces students to current health care finance and management issues through a series of discussion sessions with program directors and guest lecturers. Prepares students for the program’s fourth term case competition and the second year field placement requirement.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss current and emerging health care issues; develop effective listening, questioning and critical thinking skills, and actively engage in small group discussions with health care leaders
Assume responsibility for developing a professional network
Work effectively in a team and produce a professional and persuasive presentation for a case competition
Develop a career strategy, write an effective resume and business letter, and perform effectively in job interviews
Identify key issues related to the importance of developing effective relationships between clinicians and hospital administrators

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on class participation and written assignments.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 12:00 - 1:20
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to MHA students only
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail