Executive Management for Healthcare Professionals Certificate

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Executive Management for Healthcare Professionals Certificate

Healthcare managers need business skills to provide high-quality clinical care and achieve their organization’s goals. However, clinical settings like medical or nursing schools often do not provide these skills. As pressure grows for healthcare administrators and managers to decrease costs while also maintaining or increasing the quality of care, there is a growing demand for leaders with strong business acumen.

Go beyond clinical expertise and learn the management techniques necessary to run a successful healthcare organization.

The coursework for the OHIO Executive Management for Healthcare Professionals Certificate is practical and designed to provide relevant, real-world business skills with healthcare applications. This certificate is specifically designed for healthcare professionals in collaboration with Ohio University’s Heritage College for Osteopathic Medicine.

This program can prepare you to:

  • Effectively lead a healthcare organization through talent development, quality improvement training, business analytics, and other relevant business knowledge
  • Develop an understanding of analytics, managing teams, strategic management, and effective communication
  • Create a solid framework for critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, navigating through challenges, and fueling growth in the healthcare industry
  • Identify areas to improve processes while increasing quality and decreasing costs
  • Position yourself for the 422,300 healthcare management jobs expected to be created between 2019 and 2029 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Apply credits from the courses taken in this certificate toward a College of Business master’s degree

Expected completion time: Four 7-week courses over 28 weeks or two semesters.

Course Descriptions

Core Courses

MBA 6320 Descriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MGT 5021 Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs 3 Credits
MGT 5001 Managing Individuals and Teams 3 Credits

Choose from ONE of the following elective courses

MBA 6335 Managerial Finance 3 Credits
MBA 6390 Predictive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6395 Business Intelligence 3 Credits
MGT 5071 Ideation, Concept Development and Business Models 3 Credits
IHS 5200 Foundations of Leadership in Healthcare 3 Credits
IHS 5201 Quality, Safety & Service in Healthcare Leadership 3 Credits
IHS 5202 Financial Innovation and Growth Strategies in Healthcare 3 Credits

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