Students will become familiar with the skills of the health care leader/manager by providing content in finance policy, technology, quality improvement, economics, marketing and strategic planning. The course provides students with diverse interdisciplinary backgrounds with relevant information related to human services, economic and legal factors. Students learn some basics on how to manage public personnel, the legal and ethical implications of healthcare. The course also includes basic topics like health finance and economics, managed healthcare, clinical and long-term care administration and marketing for healthcare. After this course a one week assessment will take place in which the students have to participate in a group assignment in which they will be given a role and will have to enact a professional collaboration.
Acquisition of a thorough understanding and development of management skills and entrepreneurial abilities and knowledge applicable in a complex healthcare environment.
The student can plan and budget a small project.
The student can make basic financial forecasts: break even analysis, profit & loss, etc
The student understands the fundamentals of entrepreneurship
The student has the skills to formulate the goal and financial underpinning of a project
These lectures lead up to the final assignment III: group assignment.