312.607.93 Quantitative Tools for Managers in Asia
- Health Policy and Management
- Summer term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- Beijing, China
- Wed 07/10/2019 - Fri 07/12/2019
- Class Times:
- W Th F, 8:30am - 5:20pm
This course builds a foundation for Tsinghua DrPH students to apply quantitative methods in their work organizations and achieve decision making in a scientific manner.
Designed to provide concept and real-world application of quantitative tools (methods) commonly applied in the healthcare industry in Asia. Topics to be addressed include: facility location/payout, forecasting and financial analysis, re-engineering and utilization (productivity) management and quality matrix and improvement tools. Applications and case studies will focus specifically on the Asia-Pacific rim.
- Learning Objectives:
- Recognize and interpret the concept/techniques of quantitative tools (methods) that are commonly used in the healthcare industry and their application to the Asia-Pacific rim area.
- Assess selected quantitative techniques presented in case studies
- Appraise methods used in current work environment and critique the appropriateness of the method or recommend new methods to achieve organizational success.
- Methods of Assessment:
Group project (36%); Individual group paper (15%); final paper (35%); class participation (14%)
- Enrollment Restriction:
restricted to Tsinghua DrPH cohort students only
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Restricted to students in the Tsinghua DrPH cohort.
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- Special Comments:
Students complete readings and initial assignment prior to the first class session. Course assignments are due as follows: One-page term paper outline due July 16, 2019; Term paper due August 13, 2019