The University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health are forming a partnership to deliver health care leadership and management training across the state of Texas.
Programs will consist of planned curricula focused on the quality delivery of health care in complex health care settings. Programs are designed with separate learning paths for senior leaders, mid-management, nursing leadership and individuals moving into the health care industry.
The partnership is being created to provide the premier leadership and management continuing education program for the Texas health care industry.
UTHealth is accredited by the Council on Public Health and the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management and the Council on Education for Public Health. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the highest standard of achievement for business schools.
Open enrollment programs will be offered to the public throughout the year for the Health Care Management Certificate in Business Excellence.
Additionally, classes for leaders and managers in the health care industry will be offered as custom programs for organizations designed to fit specific needs and in 9 or 12 week sessions for groups from several organizations.
Analytics for Decision Making and Problem Solving:
This course presents an overview as well as practical guidelines for applying analytics and data to complex business decisions as they arise. The textbook used in the course will be Profit from Science, written by the instructor.
- How to frame a business problem correctly
- The use and role of Subject Matter Experts
- The problem solving process
Health Care Accounting & Finance:
- Health Care-specific accounting
- Health Care finance & decision-making
- Health system mergers
Health Care Management & Operations:
- Overview of health care operations
- Management of staff
- Management of physicians
Health Care Strategy & Innovation:
- Strategic methods & approaches
- Innovation in Health Care
- Strategic Group Project
Health Care Supply Chain Management:
- Demand management & forecasting
- Critical paths
- Inventory management & Just-in-Time
Key concepts and knowledge that will help not only to understand the nature of high performance teams but also to develop and sustain them in practice.
Leading High Performance Teams:
Course provides participants with key concepts and knowledge that will help them not only to understand the nature of high performance teams but also to develop and sustain them in practice.
Managing Human Resources:
The workshop looks at a number of functional HR areas including staffing, training and development, performance management, and compensation and benefits.
|Choose 8 Electives|
Developing Leader Character:
Discusses the concrete behaviors associated with different eleven character dimensions (accountability, drive, collaboration, courage, justice, temperance, humility, humanity, integrity, transcendence, and judgement), and illustrates how these behaviors can be developed.
Content Marketing, SEO, Social Media Marketing and Web Analytics.
Global Business Culture:
This workshop will explore differences in country cultures around the world and their implications for management.
Focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of leaders at work. Topics include self-awareness, leadership theories, and transformational and inspirational leadership.
Organizational Problem Solving:
Creates a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.
Using Lean Principles in Health Care:
- LEAN history, terms, applications
- LEAN approaches
- LEAN Group Project
Applies state-of-the-art research in situational awareness and leader effectiveness
Understanding Psychology of Employees:
Diagnose the personalities of your employees and implement employee-specific plans to deal with them (including high-maintenance, problem employees)