hcs498 | undergraduate

Strategic Decision Making For Health Care Managers

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This capstone course examines the techniques of strategic planning for decision making in the health care industry. Students will be required to demonstrate mastery of Program Student Learning Outcomes through the strategic planning process by formulating strategic decisions to manage within various health care environments.

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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    Mission and Vision

    • Describe the purpose of mission and vision statements with health care organizations.
    • Explain how the mission and vision is foundational to the strategic plan within a health care organization.

    Market Analysis (Demographic Analysis)

    • Analyze demographic market data to form a business decision.

    SWOT Analysis

    • Analyze a health care organization from a market-based perspective in order to create a SWOT analysis.
    • Evaluate technology, regulatory, financial needs related to strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

    Creating Objectives and Strategies in a Health Care Organization

    • Apply strategies to meet the challenges and trends in the health care industry.
    • Evaluate data to form strategic priorities.

    Application of Strategic Planning to the Future of Health Care

    • Organize strategic plan elements into a cohesive strategy for a health care organization.
    • Evaluate financial data to form a business decision.
    • Analyze data from the scenario to form comprehensive business recommendations.
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