551.601.81 MANAGING HEALTH SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS
Presents a framework for understanding and managing health services and health sector organizations. Discusses strategic and organizational management [e.g., health care environment, stakeholders and customers, missions, vision and values, governance, organizational structure and design]; management & performance improvement tools [e.g., budgeting and financial management, logistics, continuous quality improvement, balanced scorecard, logical framework, learning networks and collaboratives; management role and functions [e.g., leadership style, employee performance, decision-making, human resource management]
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify the complexities and challenges of managing health services organizations
Analyze health service organizations and their functions in order to facilitate change and performance improvement
Apply management tools and processes to performance improvement opportunities
Demonstrate and be able to discuss the role and expectations of managers in health service organizations
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