Code & Name

HC650 - Healthcare Leadership and Change

Course Description

Health care leaders of the 21st century are challenged to provide health care of higher quality and lower cost to a diverse population of Americans with greater life expectancies. This broad challenge encompasses a number of dilemmas that must be acknowledged, managed and addressed by skilled health care leaders. In this course, students will explore the dilemmas, role and competencies required of a health care administrator in leading organizational change. Students will examine various leadership theories and approaches, learn to create and implement vision, and develop strategies for sustaining change in the ever-evolving health care industry.