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.
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Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance