Organizational Culture and Change in Healthcare

Course 6 of 8: Healthcare Administration 3 Weeks 5–10 hours per week
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About this course

This course is part of the Healthcare Administration MicroMasters program which consists of 7 courses and a capstone exam. After completing the program, you can also apply to Doane University to complete your MBA online for approximately $10,500 (learn more about the program here).

Equipped with the appropriate tools, healthcare administrators can become the change agents within their organizations.

This course provides learners with key constructs, theories and practices associated with leadership, change management, and organizational behavior. Learners will be introduced to the change management process and methods for identifying key cultural features of an organization. Learners will be able to diagnosis, develop, and implement organizational culture change through the use of social, behavioral, and organizational science.

What you’ll learn

  • Explain the change management process.
  • Identify methods for assessing key features of an organization’s cultural environment.
  • Evaluate the diagnosis, development, and implementation process of an effective organizational culture change.
  • Utilize social, behavioral, and organizational science within a organizational culture and change project.

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree or
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a healthcare related field
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology

Who can take this course?

Unfortunately, learners from one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba and the Crimea region of Ukraine. While edX has sought licenses from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer our courses to learners in these countries and regions, the licenses we have received are not broad enough to allow us to offer this course in all locations. EdX truly regrets that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering all of our courses to everyone, no matter where they live.

Meet Your Instructors

Helen Abdali Soosan Fagan

PhD at Doane University
Dr. Fagan is a Leadership and Diversity scholar and consultant. She is the Principal and Founder of Global Leadership Group, a Lecturer at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Developing Leaders coach at Doane University. Helen has a Ph.D. in Human Sciences with emphasis in Leadership. She studied International Economics and British Political Economy at Oxford University during the formation of the European Union. Helen is a Certified Diversity Trainer, a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, and a Certified Emotional Intelligence and Diversity Trainer, and Executive Coach. For the last 3 years she has also served as a faculty with the Qatar Institute for Intercultural Communication providing workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students working at 6 US universities in Education City in Qatar. Dr. Fagan’s expertise in developing inclusive leaders, organizations and communities has enabled her to speak is multiple nations and at last count 4 continents. Dr. Fagan’s passion is to develop leaders who create better tomorrows.
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Experience Level

Intermediate

Learning Partner

Doane University

Program Type

MicroMasters®

Subject

Business & Management
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