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312.869.01 HEALTHCARE CONSULTING PRACTICUM

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Jamila Savage
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Students are required to meet with the client (hospital sponsor of the consulting project) to develop an understanding of the project requirements. Prior to beginning the consulting engagement students will a) devise a plan for carrying out the consultancy, b) prepare a scope letter describing the project, the scope of work, deliverables, timeline and fee arrangement.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Prepare a scope letter describing the project, the scope of work, deliverables, timeline and fee arrangement
  2. Analyze a current operating challenge and make appropriate recommendations
  3. Work effectively in a team to produce a professional presentation
  4. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
Methods of Assessment:
Team presentation to client (50%) Submission of written deliverables (50%)
Enrollment Restriction:
1st year MHA students only
Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
Consent Note:

restricted to 1st year MHA students only

For consent, contact:
jsavage@jhsph.edu