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Professional Certificate in Health Care Leadership

Whether you’ve been in the field for years or have recently entered the industry, the changes coming with healthcare reform require a new understanding of how to lead during a time of complex change.  As leaders, you navigate a  landscape that requires the management of systems, people, process and technology. From effective strategic planning to creating a culture of employee engagement, this certificate  explores  the dynamics of  healthcare management through the lens of health care reform.  After completing this series of 9 one-day  seminars, participants will be able to:

Instructors of the professional certificate program are themselves working professionals in the health care sector, with diverse backgrounds and valuable perspectives.  Their numerous vantages on health care and reform offer participants a broad lens on this complex issue. The instructors represent viewpoints from hospital administration and information technology departments, legal counsels, independent organizations  and the University of Vermont, providing participants networking opportunities with leaders in many aspects of the industry.

The certificate is offered annually in fall, with the potential to run more frequently based on demand.  The 2013 program launches in October. Completion of the certificate program afford participants demonstrable evidence of staying current in one’s field while gaining valuable knowledge and skills, applicable after each seminar in the series. A Certificate of  Achievement is awarded to those who take all 9 seminars.  Students may enroll in individual seminars as well as the full series of offerings.

Title Series Topic Instructor(s) Month Date
Health Care Leadership Certificate Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Analysis, Business Process, Ethics, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Project Management Multiple January - May Jan 24, 2014
Health Care Policy and Implementation in an Age of Reform Health Care Leadership Certificate Policy Betty Rambur, Ph.D., RN January Jan 24, 2014
Health Care Finance: Where the Money Comes From, Where it Goes, and How it Gets There Health Care Leadership Certificate Finance Steven J. Kappel February Feb 07, 2014
Health Care Policy Implementation: Project and Change Management Health Care Leadership Certificate Project Management Charles W. Jones, MHA, CHE February Feb 21, 2014
Data Based Decision Making: Management by Fact Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Analysis Kathleen C. Letendre March Mar 07, 2014
Ethics and Compliance for Health Care Health Care Leadership Certificate Ethics John H. Wallace March Mar 21, 2014
Strategic Planning for Organizational Effectiveness Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Analysis, Business Process Catherine Howland Hamilton, Ph.D. April Apr 04, 2014
Accountable Care Organizations Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Process Meg H. O'Donnell April Apr 18, 2014
The Role of Health Informatics in Reforming the Health Care System Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Analysis, Business Process Julie Jones May May 02, 2014
Creating a Culture of Engagement Through Organizational Learning Health Care Leadership Certificate Business Process, Human Resources, Leadership Jane Harrison Bradley May May 09, 2014