Fall 2024 Health Policy and Management P8559 section 001

Comparative Strategic Management


Call Number 15752
Day & Time
M 1:00pm-3:50pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Paul W Thurman
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Students apply advanced strategic frameworks and concepts to real-world, complex, strategic problems involving multiple healthcare sectors, institutions, players and/or disciplines/functions. Specific objectives include: the ability to conceptualize and model a complex, multi-faceted, multi-player healthcare strategic challenge in simple language and in a coherent framework that supports analyses and resolution; a deepened understanding of the inherent complexity and interdependency of the major challenges--economic, political, strategic, and operational--facing the healthcare industry and specific sectors, institutions, and players within the industry; the ability to apply strategic analysis and other curricular concepts and tools and field work experience to complex healthcare industry/management problems; the ability to think critically about issues, perspectives, and potential strategic options, using sophisticated analytical and problem-solving tools and informed judgement to formulate recommendations for presentation to senior healthcare executives and policy-makers; : the ability to formulate a set of strategic options--addressing the multiple health industry players and interconnected challenges--for consideration;
the ability to critique a number of strategic options available to a health industry/healthcare executive team (or multiple, interconnected teams) and conclude which sets of options may be optimal given internal institutional competences and external political, policy, and economic realities
Web Site Vergil
Department Health Policy & Management
Enrollment 47 students (50 max) as of 3:06PM Saturday, July 20, 2024
Subject Health Policy and Management
Number P8559
Section 001
Division School of Public Health
Open To Public Health
Section key 20243HPMN8559P001