Healthcare administrators, physicians and medical professionals tend to focus their efforts on managing and providing care for people, often leaving little time for the development of leadership skills and strategic thinking. This certificate prepares you for a high-level management role and elevates your potential for leadership at your organization.
This certificate consists of 10 two-week courses: 7 core and 3 elective courses. Gain valuable hands-on experience developing core leadership competencies central to the healthcare industry. Learn to identify areas for improvement or potential for growth in your organization and design strategic plans to set and meet goals. Choose from 2 electives: Change Leadership or Facilities Design.
You can complete all 10 courses in this program and earn your certificate in as little as 5 months, spending 5-7 hours per course.
The courses in this certificate will equip you to:
- Describe key areas in need of improvement in the U.S. healthcare system and the specific types of changes needed
- Create a strategic vision for your organization
- Identify areas for improvement and potential growth
- Involve stakeholders in all areas of the strategic plan
- Monitor progress and refine the strategic plan based on results
- Diagnose the external factors that are driving change and the strategic orientation of your firm
- Develop a change vision
- Build an approach for identifying and influencing key stakeholders
- Devise an approach for overcoming resistance
- Examine the critical characteristics of effective coaching
- Implement best practices for proactive listening
- Examine your own organization through the lens of innovation
- Identify recommended best practices for fostering innovation
Who should enroll in this certificate?
- Hospital and healthcare facility administrators, VP level and C-suite executives, chiefs of staff, hospital board members, chief nursing officers, department directors and other healthcare professionals with supervisory, management or executive-level responsibilities.
- Clinicians, medical personnel and staff who are transitioning upward into administrative, management, director or executive leadership roles.