May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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HCA 612 - Health Care Management, Leadership and Strategic Planning


Units: 4
Provides an exploration of management principles, roles and responsibilities in health care organizations, including organizational design, motivation, management theories and applications, conflict management, teamwork development, leadership styles and application, and strategic alliance formation.  

Prerequisites: Admission to MS-HCA or MPA program.
Co-requisites: HCA 611.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Compare, contrast and apply different theories of management and leadership.
  2. Assess, analyze, and articulate one’s own leadership abilities, attributes, strengths, and weaknesses.
  3. Utilize strategic planning tools and methodologies to define organizational vision, assess the internal and external environment to formulate a strategic plan to achieve the vision, implement the plan, evaluate progress, and make adjustments as necessary.
  4. Apply the principles and tools of management,  organizational behavior and design, strategic planning, and change management to achieve organizational goals.
  5. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, gender, and sexual orientation characteristics in teamwork development, conflict management, and performance evaluation.
  6. Create formal class presentations that demonstrate the ability to think critically, take information from different sources and create something new, and work collaboratively in a team with diverse team members.
  7. Utilize APA publishing guidelines for writing research papers, discussion papers, and critical essays that demonstrate an integration of knowledge, are well-organized and well-written, display an understanding of the relationship among material obtained from all sources, reflect critical thinking, and are free of plagiarism.




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