hcs514 | Graduate

Managing In Today's Health Care Organizations

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This course focuses on the adaptation of organizational management to evolving health systems. Students will examine organizational theory, organizational performance, structure, change management, and human resource management. Students apply various organizational theories to contemporary issues.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Organizational and Management Theory

    • Explain the difference between management and leadership.
    • Describe organizational theories.
    • Compare management theories and styles.
    • Explain how accountability affects the behavior of an organization.

    Decision Making and Planning

    • Describe steps to make a decision.
    • Apply tools and techniques to aid decision making.
    • Analyze the use of planning in an organization.

    Organizational Performance

    • Explain the impact of organizational culture on health care services.
    • Analyze how organizational behavior affects quality, competition, and human relations.
    • Analyze how job design, work processes, and performance expectations affect organizational outcomes.

    Workforce Dynamics

    • Determine appropriate HR functions for a health care organization.
    • Determine strategies for effective communication.
    • Explain ethical and legal concerns for a health care organization.

    Individual Performance Management

    • Compare major motivational theories and their application to health care organizations.
    • Explain the relationship between quality employees and a quality organization.
    • Determine strategies for creating a cultural environment for excellence.

    Future Challenges

    • Describe how changes in the health care industry affect an organization.
    • Explain how internal factors affect change in health care organizations.
    • Forecast future challenges and benefits of health care organizations.
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