Professional Course

Healthcare Management

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8 weeks
900 USD
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Self-paced Online
8 weeks
900 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

Healthcare Management

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from George Washington University.

You’ll Walk Away With:

  1. Tools to lead, manage and enhance the performance of a diverse workforce in your healthcare organization through effective communication, decision-making, motivation and problem-solving.
  2. A comprehensive understanding of healthcare financing, including health payment systems and the healthcare market, as well as insight into the strategic and administrative aspects of your organization.
  3. A strategic plan that aligns organizational mission, vision, and values to improve patient-centered service delivery, as well as the confidence to drive this culture of change.
  4. Exposure to thought leadership from a top-ranked healthcare management school,1 and a global network of like-minded professionals in the medical industry.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

  • You are a medical professional looking to add functional competencies such as leadership, communication and strategy to your specialized skills. This will empower you to better understand the business aspects of health care, assist your transition into an administrative or managerial role or help you successfully start and run a private practice
  • You are responsible for the management of teams and budgets, or have a hand in guiding organizational strategy within the healthcare industry. General managers, consultants, service managers, analysts and directors will learn to lead in a changing medical environment.
  • You want to drive patient value, employee satisfaction and financial performance in your role in health service delivery.

Training content

Develop a strategic plan for your healthcare organization that values patient-focused service delivery, as you work through the weekly modules of this online short course.

Module 1

Principles of organizational theory in health care

Module 2

Developing effective communication skills

Module 3

Motivation methods to drive performance

Module 4

Building successful teams

Module 5

Organizational culture and change management

Module 6

Healthcare financing systems

Module 7

Strategic planning for your healthcare organization

Module 8

Leadership and personal mastery

Course delivery details


  • 8 weeks (excluding orientation)
  • 6–8 hours per week,Self-paced learning online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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