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552.621.81 Basic Resources Management for Public Health

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
William Ward
Course Instructor :
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Provides an overview of budgeting and resource management for public health practitioners working in health settings. Discusses the role and functions of governing bodies. Considers the types and categories of performance problems as well as how to determine causes of performance deviations and approaches for remedying them. Explores the tools and resources of budget and resource management.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the role and importance of various types of budgets in organizations
  2. Describe the role and functions of governing bodies
  3. Identify the types or categories of performance problems
  4. Discuss approaches to determining causes of performance deviations and approaches to remedy them
  5. Implement remedial plans to mitigate performance deviations
Methods of Assessment:

Midterm Exam: 50%; Final Exam: 50%

Instructor Consent:

No consent required