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Leading by Convening. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: National Center for Systemic Improvement. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: These self-study modules introduce and explore the Leading by Convening habits of interaction that can help state leaders engage stakeholders as allies to reach shared goals. Each module provides several short, easy-to-access lessons that can be applied to state work. Modules currently available are: • Module 1: Authentic Engagement This module provides an overview of the IDEA Partnership blueprint on Leading by Convening. It outlines the essential habits that leaders need to cultivate to build allied relationship across groups. The tools and learning activities help groups identify their values and shared interests, and work together to improve practice. • Module 2: Coalescing Around Issues This module helps us understand and develop a habit of practice in which diverse groups of people come together around shared issues or problems of practice that they want to resolve. This habit is called Coalescing Around Issues. Individuals with differing backgrounds and experiences share, learn, and act together to achieve their common goal. • Module 5: Reviewing and Reflecting on Engagement Over Time This module helps us understand and develop a habit of practice in which diverse groups of people come together around shared issues or problems of practice that they want to resolve. This habit is called Coalescing Around Issues. Individuals with differing backgrounds and experiences share, learn, and act together to achieve their common goal. A book published in 2014 that explores the concept of leading by convening is also available for download at no cost.

Leadership, Strategic Planning and Systems Approaches. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 600 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This course is organized into seven modules around focused strategic planning. Module 1 includes video overviews of descriptions and steps involved in focused strategic thinking (FST), planning, management, and perspectives. The instructor notes that change is inevitable and necessary to further an organization, brainstorming is crucial to develop new ideas, and focus is crucial throughout the entire process. Module 2 discusses leadership and its relation to FST using a lecture by Dr. Jack Duncan on “The Mystical Reality of Leadership”, and includes an interview with Fay Boozman and Donald E Williamson. Session 3 concentrates on the specific process of strategic planning. In section 4, the instructor focuses on what the organization should and can do, the external factors and internal resources and the existing competencies of an organization to accomplish their goals. Module 5 discusses setting the organization’s mission, visions and values in order to form direction towards success. Module 6 focuses on developing strategies to set goals, while part 7 helps the learner brainstorm activities in order to achieve that goal. Handouts of the modules are available for use as well as a quiz.

Learning Objectives: • Have an awareness of the strategic development process. • Be able to define internal and external analysis. • Be able to differentiate between strategic and long-range planning. • Understand what SWOTS are and how to use them in planning. • Have an understanding of the role of strategic management. • Be able to differentiate between mission statements and vision statements.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Leadership, Strategic Planning and Systems Approaches.”

Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

Advanced Leadership and Practice (Part 1). Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Advanced. Length: Self-paced. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Dramatic change will occur in public health and health care in the next decade. This course, the first of a 2-part series, provides public health practitioners and other health care providers with the leadership skills necessary to work effectively in the change environment at a community, state or regional level. These leadership skills are essential for designing and advocating for programs and policies necessary to promote health.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss the nature and role of leadership. • Discuss the difference between leadership and management. • Discuss the relationship of leadership and personality. • Discuss the importance of and how leaders use systems thinking. • Learn how to organize and assess qualitative decisions. • Discuss the importance of and how to set direction for an organization. • Discuss the importance of and how to create an organizational culture. • Understand your personal leadership philosophy.

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