Quantitative Tools for Managers in Asia
- Beijing, China
- Summer term
- Health Policy and Management
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2021 - 2022
- Instruction Method:
- Fri 07/09/2021 - Fri 07/09/2021
- Class Times:
- F Sa Su, 8:30am - 4:50pm
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:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 14% Participation
- 36% Group Project(s)
- 15% Paper(s)
- 35% Final Paper
- 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.