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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.

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.

Introduction to Management in Public Health. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Jim Begun, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes. Link to all online trainings.

Annotation: This online self-paced module focuses on the competencies and eight roles of effective managers in public health organizations. To understand personal management roles, the learner begins by completing a self-assessment on their values, skills and management style. Several tools and concepts from management theory and practice are presented, including the 360-degree feedback tool, Abilene Paradox, devil’s advocate strategy, and balanced scorecard technique. The presentation continues by describing SWOT analysis, different motivational and resistant styles, job enrichment, and dialogue techniques within specific management roles. In addition, current public health managers describe their experiences. The module requires a pre and posttest to receive credit.

Learning Objectives: • Articulate the wide range of roles and competencies of effective managers in public health. • Describe and defend a framework of eight roles for effective management practice.

Special Instructions: Registration to the University of Minnesota Centers for Public Health Education & Outreach is required. Click on “Register and take this online training.” A form and a pre-quiz need to be submitted before the presentation will load.

Continuing Education: 1 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) is available.

Impacting Process: Quality Improvement in MCH Training. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of Tennessee. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Advanced. Length: Self-Paced.

Annotation: This learning tool is a set of five sessions intended for professional development by personnel in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) leadership education and training programs, Title V programs, and official health agencies, who desire to learn about quality improvement (QI). The series aims to define QI, emphasize the importance of QI in healthcare settings, and present relevant tools for applying QI knowledge and skills in practice. This learning tool was developed for implementation in group settings, but also may be completed individually as a self-study. The sessions include readings and interactive online modules.

Developing a Repository of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH): Past, Present and Future Voices. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Association of Teachers in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Donna Peterson. Type: Video. Level: Introductory Advanced. Length: 3 minutes.

Annotation: This oral history, focused on interview with Dr. Donna Peterson was produced by the Harrel Center at the University of South Florida's College of Public Health and funded by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) as part of their Innovative Teaching Award, lays the framework for MCH in this country. A total of 11 videos, each under 5 minutes, outline the following topics: (1) Title V History, (2) The Importance of MCH, (3) Leadership Skills, (4) Models of Title V Service Delivery, (5) Using Data, Life Course, and the Role of MCH, (6) Changes in MCH Departments, (7) What Makes a Well-Run Health Department, (8) Coalitions, (9) Interpersonal Relationships, (10) Advocacy for Child Health, and (11) Lessons Learned. Each video is followed by related learning opportunities from the MCH Navigator course catalog.

Advanced Leadership and Practice (Part 2). Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD; Andy Rucks, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Dramatic change will occur in public health and health care in the next decade. This course , the second 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: • Describe and discuss what leaders do. • Understand the need for a clear, exciting vision for an organization. • Identify the characteristics and components of effective visions. • Understand the need for and role of effective missions. • Identify the characteristics and components of effective missions. • Understand the ends-means relationship of mission, vision and goals and how they narrow the scope of the organization. • Show that new goals will have to be adopted for programs when the vision and mission change. • Identify strategies for understanding and supporting a consistent vision. • Understand that creating coalitions is a process of developing common interests and goals. • Identify important stakeholders. • Understand that organization and leadership are essential if coalitions are to be maintained and achieve their purpose.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account

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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: Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

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.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.