Managing Effectively in Today's Public Health Environment
How can you recruit, hire, and coach competent employees while also managing your budget? Learn how to manage all aspects of public health organizations.
- Audience: Heads of local or regional health departments and managers or directors in city or state public health agencies in Massachusetts
- Format: Blended
- Start Date: 1st quarter, 2018
- Price: TBD
- Contact hours: 25
- Length: 18 weeks
- Effort: 3-5 hours per week
- Competencies: Financial Planning and Management
- Learning Level: Performance
- Supplemental materials: 2016 Course Overview
- Written supervisor approval
About this Course
This course is designed to strengthen the management skills of the current or future heads of local or regional health departments and managers or directors in city or state public health agencies in Massachusetts.
This is a team-based course taught in a blended format over four months. Once enrolled, you will be placed in a team and each team will be assigned a mentor. Your mentor will be an experienced public health professional who will guide your team discussion assignments.
At the conclusion of the course a graduation ceremony will be held. A certificate of completion and 25 contact hours will be issued once you submit the final post test and course evaluation. Self-paced modules that you completed as part of the course offer additional certificates and credits.
What you'll learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the need and urgency to manage differently in today’s environment
- Describe new information, tools, and resources to help manage more effectively
- Demonstrate enhanced skills to better manage all aspects of public health organizations
Each week’s lesson(s) will have specific learning objectives that are connected directly to the assignments and team discussions. Lessons include optional resources for you to learn more about each topic and have instructors who are subject matter experts in their field of study.
Enrollment and Contact Hours
PLEASE NOTE: enrollment for the 2018 course is NOT yet open
Note that you must first register for this course by completing a registration form (PDF). Once your registration has been confirmed, you will receive an enrollment key to access the course.
Once the final post-test and course evaluation are submitted, participants will receive a certificate of completion and 25 contact hours. Self-paced trainings completed as part of the course may offer additional certificates and credits.
Trouble accessing the course or other course-related questions? Contact Seth Eckhouse at firstname.lastname@example.org.