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The Bauer - Fleming Center Executive Edge

Our executive education courses help busy health care professionals sharpen their skills and build the sought-after managerial and leadership expertise necessary to excel in today’s evolving health care industry. Classes feature engaging instruction with an emphasis on organizational dynamics, planning and implementing change, working in teams and real-world problem solving. Courses are available in the following:

Academic Medical Department Leadership

Academic Medical Department Leadership

Target audience: Physician leaders in academic medicine including department chairs, section/division heads.
Course description: Participants strengthen their ability to lead and manage the tripartite mission of academic medicine: delivering quality clinical care, teaching future physicians and innovating through research. They learn to analyze their organizations and think strategically; plan, communicate and implement change, hone their personal leadership style; and identify, plan and operationalize a strategic project. Course is customized to fit the healthcare organization that requests it, and the number of class sessions may vary accordingly.
Format: 12 sessions held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on specific Fridays, fall through spring semesters.
For more information, contact Gretchen Gemeinhardt, Ph.D. (713) 500-9159


Physician Leadership

Physician Leadership

Target audience: Physicians in mid-level management positions or individuals desiring leadership experience.
Course description: In this abbreviated version of the Academic Medical Department Leadership course, participants learn critical business concepts necessary to support their roles as developing leaders within the organization. They also learn to analyze their organization and prioritize options; plan, communicate and implement change; confidently lead teams within their organization; and identify, plan and operationalize a strategic project.
Format: Available to health care organizations. Course is customized to fit the organization that requests it, and the number of class sessions may vary accordingly.
For more information, contact Osama Mikhail, Ph.D., (713) 500-9175


Clinical Leadership

Clinical Leadership

Target audience: Nurse leaders in academic medicine, including chief nursing officers.
Course description: This course empowers chief nursing officers and senior nurse leaders to manage complex health care settings. Participants learn to analyze their organizations and think strategically; plan, communicate and implement change, hone their personal leadership style; and identify, plan and operationalize a strategic project for individual departments.
Format: 12-sessions, fall through the spring semesters.
For more information, contact Osama Mikhail, Ph.D., (713) 500-9175


Lean Six Sigma

Target audience: Health care managers seeking to lead process improvement.
Course description: Through hands-on activities, lab exercises, presentations and lectures, this course provides a strong foundation in Lean Six Sigma methodology. Participants map processes, identify root causes of problems, implement improvements and lead project teams to help organizations achieve performance improvements. They also conduct a real-world quality improvement project and become certified in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Format: Nine-week hybrid course focuses on group training and is available to requesting health care organizations. Course is offered in partnership with the University of Houston College of Technology, and meets half of the time in a traditional face-to-face classroom environment, with the remainder of the course delivered electronically.
For more information, contact Lee Revere, M.S., Ph.D., (713) 500-9199


 

Certificate of Business Excellence: Health Care Management

CLASSBEC

Core Courses

10 BECs

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

1.5 BECs

Health Care Accounting & Finance:

  • Health Care-specific accounting
  • Health Care finance & decision-making
  • Health system mergers

2 BECs

Health Care Management & Operations:

  • Overview of health care operations
  • Management of staff
  • Management of physicians

1.5 BECs

Health Care Strategy & Innovation:

  • Strategic methods & approaches
  • Innovation in Health Care
  • Strategic Group Project

1 BEC

Health Care Supply Chain Management:

  • Demand management & forecasting
  • Critical paths
  • Inventory management & Just-in-Time

1 BEC

Leading Change:
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.

1 BEC

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.

1 BEC

Managing Human Resources:
The workshop looks at a number of functional HR areas including staffing, training and development, performance management, and compensation and benefits.

1 BEC

Elective Courses

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.

2 BECs

Digital Marketing:
Content Marketing, SEO, Social Media Marketing and Web Analytics.

4 BECs

Global Business Culture:
This workshop will explore differences in country cultures around the world and their implications for management.

1 BEC

Leadership Development:
Focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of leaders at work. Topics include self-awareness, leadership theories, and transformational and inspirational leadership.

1 BEC

Organizational Problem Solving:
Creates a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.

1 BEC

Using Lean Principles in Health Care:

  • LEAN history, terms, applications
  • LEAN approaches
  • LEAN Group Project

1 BEC

3D Leader:
Applies state-of-the-art research in situational awareness and leader effectiveness

1 BEC

Understanding Psychology of Employees:
Diagnose the personalities of your employees and implement employee-specific plans to deal with them (including high-maintenance, problem employees)

1 BEC

 


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