Managing Effectively in Today's Public Health Environment for Trainers

Learn how you can use downloadable curriculum, course guides, presentations, self-paced training and evaluation materials to design a management training program for your public health professionals.

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Course Information

  • Audience: Public Health Training Centers, Training Professionals, Workforce Development Teams, Association Leadership, Health Department Accreditation Teams
  • Format: Self-paced
  • Price: Free
  • Contact hours: N/A
  • Length: Review at your own pace
  • Effort: 1 hour for overview, 15-20 hours to review in depth
  • Competencies: Management and Finance Skills
  • Learning Level: Performance
  • Supplemental materials: All training and evaluation materials provided within course
  • Journal article: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice article about the impact of "Managing Effectively" (PDF)
  • Pre-requisites: Training experience or ability to gather training resources for Management Training

About this Course

This course is for trainers, associations and health department leaders, and workforce development and accreditation teams, to review as they consider launching their own management program for employees or their target public health professional audience. Development and implementation of this course was funded by the Health Resources Services Administration and the Massachusetts Department of Health. NEPHTC licensed this course under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 License, making it available for re-use and adaptation.This course can be adapted based on the training, expert and technology resources your organization has available, as well as participant need.

Included in this online Train the Trainer course are instructor guides for each unit, participant preparation materials and activities including several self-paced modules, presentations by experts, recorded webinars of presentations, notes for presenters and all evaluation materials.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, trainers will be able to:

  • Choose among management topics which are right for their participants and resource levels
  • Describe the blended modality right for their public health practitioner segment
  • Plan evaluation by modifying existing evaluation materials

Each week’s lesson has specific learning objectives that are connected directly to the assignments and team discussions.

In 2017, NEPHTC won the NNPHI Network Member Impact Award for the creation, delivery and sharing of this Managing Effectively in Today’s Public Health Environment program.


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