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Department: Extradepartmental
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Pamela Davis
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

Students develop an understanding of the role of the organizational leader, and the essential knowledge and skills the role requires. Designed to provide a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others. Drawing from a variety of disciplines, places emphasis on the role of the leader in relation to organizational effectiveness, developing a vision for the future, leading change, and building adaptive organizational cultures.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain the nature of organizational leadership
Provide examples of the requirements for effective public health and health service organizational leadership
Apply principles and theories of leadership to current health care and health sector issues and challenges
Appreciate the importance of self-awareness and relationship management to effective leadership
Determine the requirements of leading a health organization through innovative change
Develop a personal philosophy and approach to the practice of leadership

Methods of Assessment: (34%)written assignments, (33%)group assignment and (33%)class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 06/10/2013 - Wed 06/12/2013
  • Monday 9:00 - 5:00
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 5:00
  • Wednesday 9:00 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 8
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015