Graduate Catalog


In order to properly manage their assigned areas of responsibility, managers must have an understanding of the various strategic management concepts and tools that are available to them to successfully accomplish their assigned tasks. Decisions involving strategy and marketing must be based on managers' overall understanding of the organization's mission, goals, and objectives. Effective managers work diligently to coordinate their areas of responsibility with their peers, who are managing other diverse areas of the organization. This course provides methods to evaluate organizational performance and productivity, analyze internal and external resources, and perform needs assessment. The course also presents various models and methods for planning and positioning of health care services and interpreting surveys used in health services management information systems. It also emphasizes the importance of creating a strategic plan and incorporating that plan into the total strategic planning process. This course represents the program capstone that integrates all previous courses.




College of Nursing & Hlth Sci