January–May (12 Credit Hours)
Redefining Health Delivery Solutions HCT 382
Distinguish between situations in need of process improvement and situations where new solutions need to be created to enable improved health outcomes. Explore how to reduce unwarranted variation and manage improvement cycles. Analyze process improvement techniques such as managing bottlenecks, reducing queues, balancing workflow, and scheduling.
Health Care Finance & Payment HCT 386
Analyze financial information in not-for-profit and for-profit contexts, as well as budgeting, forecasting, and cost and managerial accounting. Use these tools to manage strategic decisions and to explore the effects of different funding and payment approaches.
Leadership and Communication for Managing Change HCT 389
Explore communication and team-building skills. Assess individual strengths and weaknesses and examine how to build high-performance teams, give and receive feedback, manage ambiguity, resolve conflict, manage change, and lead transformation.
Experiential Learning Project 2: Project Measurement & Implementation HCT 397C
Implement a project, conduct outcome measurement, analyze the organizational setting and team, and gather data for analysis. Refine goals, outcomes, and analysis plans to adapt to meet the needs of the selected project.