Focuses on planning, organizing, decision-making, staffing, leading or directing, communication and motivating health care personnel. Evolving trends in management, classic management theories, budget preparation and justification, training design and labor union contracts are explored.
- Discuss specific strategies for initiating change within an organization.
- Discuss phases of the organizational life cycle and selected management strategies to enhance organizational survival.
- Discuss the integration of clinical practice and management skills in the work setting.
- Compare and contrast the scientific management approach, behavioralists and human relations approach, structuralism, management process, quantitative or operations approach, and systems approach to management.
- Differentiate between strategic planning and other types of planning.
- Apply the major components of the clinical decision-making process.
- Compare and contrast different types of organizational designs and the use in health care organizations.
- Discuss factors that contribute to job satisfaction and retention and recruitment.
- Discuss the concept of Six Sigma strategies and its place in the management process.
- Differentiate between traditional budgeting, zero-based budgeting and the planning & programming budget process.
- Discuss the advantages as well as the disadvantages of committees.
- Discuss theories of employee motivation and origins of conflict in an organization and ways to address constructively, and employee orientation and training programs .
- Compare and contrast power, influence authority and delegation of authority.
- Discuss the essential components of successful interpersonal communication.
- Apply the classic management functions (Planning, decision-making, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling) in the practice setting.
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