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2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HA 511 - Leadership in Healthcare Administration

Explores the competencies required of healthcare executives for organizational leadership. The course departs from a study of traditional operations management theories. It focuses instead on interrelationships of effective executive and organizational competencies, and how the two must interface within an often turbulent health care environment. A healthcare leadership competency model is introduced.

Prerequisites & Notes
There is a $30 lab fee required for this course.

Assignment Overview

Assignments: 12 weekly assignments

Interactivity: Weekly live session

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following

1. Understand a new paradigm is essential for healthcare leaders that is inclusive of a both/and framework for transactional and transformational leadership. The skills needed for the new paradigm include attributes of Servant Leadership.

2. Discuss the competencies needed for the future of leadership through exploring Anticipatory Leadership, The Global Leadership Psychological Contract, Strategist Model, Attentional Theory and The Competing values Framework.

3. Describe why leaders who develop emotional and social intelligence will be better equipped for managing competing values and problem solving.

4. Understand an effective leader has the ability to initiate and sustain interprofessional collaboration and effective interpersonal communication.

5. Analyze motivational strategies and techniques for managing change.

6. Utilize the Competing Values Framework to understand the relationship between the various roles of a leader and measuring goals for patient satisfaction and quality improvement.

7. Evaluate your own leadership strengths to leverage and opportunities for growth related to health care leadership competencies and create a Personal Learning Agenda for self-improvement.

8. Discuss the role of the leader as an ethical guide for the health care organization.

Credits: 3

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