hcs475 | undergraduate

Leadership And Performance Development

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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 examine and analyze effective performance indicators for staff and organizational goals.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Leadership Theory

    • Explain leadership theories.
    • Differentiate between leadership and management.
    • Examine the relationship between personal characteristics and leadership effectiveness.

    Role of the Leader

    • Examine different Leadership Styles.
    • Analyze roles and responsibilities of leaders within health care organizations.
    • Identify tools for motivating and empowering staff.
    • Explain the importance of accountability.

    Leadership Challenges

    • Explain the role of leadership in creating an effective work group.
    • Explain the leader’s role in conflict management.
    • Construct a change management plan.

    Processes and Considerations for Leaders

    • Analyze the responsibility of the leader in the delegation process.
    • Analyze the problem-solving process.
    • Explain the elements of decision making for managers and leaders within health care organizations.
    • Analyze ethical considerations in leadership within health care.

    Building for Leadership

    • Analyze positive modeling and mentorship.
    • Analyze personal leadership philosophy.
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