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.

The Processes

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

Building for Leadership

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

Change is Constant

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

Leadership Theory

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

Role of the Leader

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

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