Leadership And Performance Development – hcs475 (3 credits)

This course provides students with an overview of leadership theories to assist in the development of effective leadership skills. Students will discuss workplace change and the leader’s role in the change process as well as examining and analyzing effective performance indicators for staff and organizational goals.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Building for Leadership

  • Apply the decision making process to a health care leadership decision.
  • Discuss positive modeling and mentorship.

Leadership Theory

  • Discuss leadership theories.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management.

Change is Constant

  • Identify elements of an effective health care work group.
  • Construct a conflict management plan.
  • Discuss the manager’s role in implementing change.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of management and leadership within the health care industry.

Role of the Leader

  • Summarize the importance of accountability.
  • Identify tools for motivating and empowering staff.

The Processes

  • Explain the delegation process.
  • Summarize the problem-solving process.
  • Examine the decision making process in a real-world context.
  • Examine ethical considerations in leadership within health care.

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