Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low and Middle Income Countries
- Collaborate effectively in teams to tackle problems faced by managers in health organizations
- Apply SWOT analysis to evaluate the environmental and organizational factors influencing an organizational change
- Apply communication and collaboration skills effectively in addressing organizational systems issues
- Apply strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships
- Use quality improvement and systems thinking tools to analyze and resolve operational problems
- Apply basic principles and tools of budgeting, including developing a budget based on information regarding service volume, staffing levels, salary rates, and supply usage and costs
- Articulate the metrics required to create a balanced scorecard to monitor organizational performance
- 25% Participation
- 50% Assignments
- 25% Quizzes
Consent required for all students by emailing Cristina Salazar (email@example.com). Students in the MSPH GDEC, Health Systems, SBI, and PHD in Health Systems programs are required to take this course and will be admitted to the course. Interested student outside the above-mentioned programs must email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting permission stating relevant experience and day/time they want to enroll in. Space is limited and not guaranteed. Class meets in person.
This class blends traditional classroom time and outside-of-class activities with a corresponding reduction in class sessions. The class will meet once a week. Students are expected to spend one hour a week on class work in addition to regular homework.