About this Program
There are no future offerings scheduled for this program at this time.
The extreme complexity of today’s health care systems has created a huge demand for leaders who possess superior management ability. Organizations are looking to hire medical professionals with expertise in program planning, marketing, financial strategy and other key areas.
In this four-course certificate program, you’ll hone the essential skills required to lead a successful health care organization. We’ll consider the latest strategies in leadership development, employee oversight and change management. You’ll look at ways to create a long-term vision for your organization and learn how to measure progress and adjust benchmarks along the way. Gain a solid foundation in all aspects of health care management and organizational leadership.
Mid-career physicians and senior-level administrators and managers.
Instructor Ed Walker describes the valuable skills students can gain from the Certificate in Medical Management and the types of leadership roles it prepares them for.
What you'll learn
- Approaches to quality measurement and management, including rapid cycle improvement, the outcomes research movement and report cards
- Leadership, motivation and empowerment capabilities and team-building skills
- Methods for change management and negotiation and conflict management
- Fundamentals of financial management, including financial statement analysis, budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and business plan development
- Market positioning techniques and ideas
Earn Credit Toward Your Master’s Degree
By completing this certificate program, you can earn up to 12 graduate credits toward degree requirements should you later be accepted into the Executive Master of Health Administration. To use these credits, you must obtain graduate nonmatriculated status before you register for the first course of the certificate program.
Get Continuing Education Credit
By completing this certificate program, you can earn continuing education credit approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AMA PRA Category 1 credits).