Prepare to lead public health programs in a variety of settings, coordinate and prioritize resources, manage costs and risks, develop plans, motivate staff, and direct efforts to improve community health and program performance.
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What You Will Learn
Upon graduation, students will be able to:
- Supervise and support program staff to ensure activities are aligned with overarching goals and on track to meet specific objectives.
- Demonstrate skills in budget management including, projecting costs, providing justifications, managing and containing costs, and implementing transparent financial management systems.
- Create monitoring plans to assess leadership and employee accountability, and review plans for management of projects, stakeholders, and suppliers.
- Analyze program outcomes to identify the needed changes and ensure that monitoring systems are in place to enable program evaluation.
- Propose solutions to a variety of program challenges related to human resources, information technology, operating procedures, monitoring and evaluation, and quality improvement.
Sample Course Titles
- Financial Management for Health Programs
- Managing Public Health Programs and Projects
- Consultation Techniques
- Resource Mobilization
- Professionalizing the Direct Support Professionals in Rhode Island to increase Quality and Retention in the Intellectual Developmental Community, Community Provider Network of Rhode Island (Warwick, RI)
- Massachusetts Asthma Action Partnership Intern, Health Resources in Action (Boston, MA)
- Project Coordinator, ElevateX (India)
Integrative Learning Experience
The Program Management ILE will take you through a three step simulation in which you will work on multiple versions of a program brief and professional reflection as parts of a final professional portfolio.