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Healthcare Management Course Descriptions

  • FINC 6304 Healthcare Financial Management (3-0). Analysis of financial strategies for healthcare organizations.  Topics include financial environment of healthcare institutions, financial statement analysis, project management, service line analysis, capital project analysis, resource allocation and performance evaluation.

    MGMT 6340 Healthcare Communications in a Diverse Workplace (3-0). Students will learn to identify and implement strategies conducive to building effective staff communications in the diverse healthcare environment. This course will address basic skills and knowledge that a manager should have to effectively communicate with employees that build trust, assure efficiency in the workplace while ensuring productivity that is efficient, safe, and meets the needs of all stakeholders.

    MGMT 6341 Healthcare Operations (3-0). The goals of the course are to provide a solid foundation of applying managerial knowledge of operations within the healthcare industry. The students will demonstrate the knowledge in a professionally competent manner conducive to healthcare operations in the local community.  Specific processes and business principles for managing operations in interdependent and multi-disciplinary healthcare organizations are explored.

    MGMT 6343 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare (3-0). Individuals in the healthcare industry face ever changing legal and ethical trends in their environment. Students will learn to develop specific skills to evolve into the role of a change agent in order to manage these trends. This course will provide the students with the skills necessary to mitigate liability through risk management principles, develop relationship management skills, apply an ethical decision-making framework, incorporate employment law procedures, and other legal aspects unique to healthcare.