Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives

Certificate of Specialization:Executive Leadership in Health Care
  • On-Site
  • April 15, 2024
  • $4,850

Harvard Longwood Campus, Boston, MA

Program Overview

Health Care Executive Leadership Program Overview

Focusing on management systems specific to health care, this program provides skill building in the critical areas of leadership and management development.

The curriculum is designed to develop conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management techniques necessary to achieve individual and organizational objectives.

Today’s knowledge base is different from that of even six months ago, and the solutions to tomorrow’s problems are within reach.

As a leader in the continuously evolving field of health care, you have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies. This program will enable you to respond proactively to the rapidly changing health care environment.

Program Benefits — Why You Should Participate

Gain insight into and develop the skills required to lead effectively in the dynamic and fast-changing field of health care. You will learn from distinguished Harvard faculty and network with professionals from prominent organizations.

Take the Next Step in Your Career Evolution with the
Executive Leadership in Health Care Certificate of Specialization 

Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives is one of the nine programs eligible for the Executive Leadership in Health Care Certificate of Specialization, which is specially designed for those who desire to learn how to excel at managing and leading groups in a health care setting. The Certificate consists of three* programs—offered both online and on-site in Boston, MA—designed and taught by Harvard Faculty and prominent health care leaders to prepare you for the future of an ever-changing health care industry.

For more information, visit our Executive Leadership in Health Care Certificate of Specialization page.

*Program for Chairs of Clinical Services and Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers each count as two programs towards the certificate.

Program Benefits

  • Understand and develop your personal leadership style
  • Improve your strategy, finance, and policy skills
  • Build and sustain high functioning teams
  • Engage in negotiation and meta-leadership

 

Objectives & Highlights

  • Leadership sessions on motivation, negotiation, ethics, financial management, and more
  • Active discussion groups that facilitate the sharing of experiences, address specific challenges, and create workplace solutions
  • Distinguished Harvard faculty members, complemented by health care industry experts
  • Professional networking with colleagues from highly regarded organizations

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize the necessary tools to gain a firm grasp of your organization’s financial structure to effectively bring your vision to reality
  • Use interest-based negotiation, multidimensional problem solving, meta-leadership, and other effective techniques to build collaboration and manage conflicts across complex health care systems
  • Understand and leverage your skills to transform and lead groups into productive, high-performing teams
  • Develop the crucial qualities, actions, and approaches necessary to be a successful leader
  • Understand design thinking and how it can be used as a process for stimulating innovation in your organization
  • Be able to explain and apply the dynamics of politics, culture, political culture and policy, alongside agenda setting, conflict and the role of narrative in policy making
  • Understand organizational strategy and how to increase strategic thinking
  • Understand change management concepts and apply them to real world experience
  • Use best practices in giving and delivering feedback, work conflict, and difficult conversations to enhance high performing teams
  • Identify leadership styles, strategies and approaches to improve personal navigation of challenges and opportunities
  • Explore how groups become teams, structure themselves, and problem solve
  • Introduce key concepts in developing an organizational strategy
  • Examine ways to increase strategic thinking
  • Understand what you are inherently good at as managers or employees
  • Explore how to balance strengths on your health care teams
  • Determine next steps to take in order to help leverage your talents
  • Identify mechanisms that enable learning-by-doing to improve team performance
  • Diagnose patterns of helpful and unhelpful behavior in teams
  • Explore the issues leaders in health care face
  • Leadership sessions on motivation, negotiation, ethics, financial management, and more
  • Active discussion groups that facilitate the sharing of experiences, address specific challenges, and create workplace solutions
  • Distinguished Harvard faculty members, complemented by health care industry experts
  • Professional networking with colleagues from highly regarded organizations

Practical Learning Format

The primary teaching method for this program consists of interactive learning with small group discussions, case studies, and in-class exercises. Morning discussion groups are scheduled to review readings, respond to content questions, and share reactions. This process provides an opportunity to work closely with your colleagues to solve real-world issues.

Credits and Logistics

Accommodations

April 2024

Hilton Garden Inn Boston Brookline
700 Brookline Avenue
Brookline, MA 02446
TEL: 617-935-0077 FAX:
$219/night + 11.70% tax

Book Online

The hotel is approximately 1 mile from the program location and they also provide a shuttle bus to the Longwood Medical Area.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a reduced rate until February 28, 2024. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be advised that hotels in the Boston area can sell out very quickly. We recommend making your hotel reservation as soon as you receive registration and payment confirmation. Please mention group code Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives. and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to receive the special rate.

Program Check-in

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
FXB Building
651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617.432.2100

The program takes place at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, located in the heart of the Harvard Longwood Campus in Boston. Public transportation is also readily available to the city’s many shopping districts, museums, and restaurants.

For directions, please click here.

Continuing Education Credit

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will grant 3.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this program, equivalent to 31.25 contact hours of education. Participants can apply these contact hours toward other professional education accrediting organizations.

All credits subject to final agenda.

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation upon completion of the program.

Faculty

Current faculty, subject to change.

Louise Weed, MS

Program Director

April 15, 2024
Instructor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Linda A. Cyr, MS, PhD

Faculty

April 15, 2024
Lecturer on Health Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Mary E. Fleming, MD, MPH

Faculty

April 15, 2024
President
Reede Scholars

Director
Leadership Development to Advance Equity in Health Care
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Leonard J. Marcus, PhD

Faculty

April 15, 2024
Co-Director
National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
Harvard University

Director
Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Lecturer on Public Health Practice
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA

Faculty

April 15, 2024
CEO
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health

Laurie Samuels Pascal, MBA, MPH

Faculty

April 15, 2024
Senior Lecturer on Health Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

President
Pascal Coaching and Consulting LLC

Richard B. Siegrist Jr., MS, MBA, CPA

Faculty

April 15, 2024
Faculty Director, DrPH Program
Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Senior Lecturer on Health Care Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Director
Master in Health Care Management Program
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ellen M. Zane, MA

Faculty

April 15, 2024
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

CEO Emeritus, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children’s Hospital
Tufts Medical Center

Agenda

April 1 – 5, 2024

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This agenda is subject to change. All times listed are in Eastern Time (ET).

Monday, April 1, 2024
7:30–8:00 am Check-In & Breakfast
8:00–8:30 am IT Orientation
8:30–10:00 am Weed Introduction to the Program
10:00–10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am–12:00 pm Minter-Jordan Investing for Health Equity Impact
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–2:30 pm Pascal What is Leadership?
2:30–2:45 pm Refreshment Break
2:45–4:45 pm Pascal Leading Teams
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast / Discussion Groups
8:30–10:30 am Marcus Building Negotiation
10:30–11:00 am Refreshment Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Marcus Building Negotiation (cont'd)
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:15 pm Marcus Crisis Meta-Leadership
3:15–3:30 pm Refreshment Break
3:30–4:45 pm Marcus Crisis Meta-Leadership (cont'd)
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
8:00–8:45 am Breakfast / Discussion Groups
8:45–10:15 am Siegrist The Management Control Function
10:15–10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am–12:15 pm Siegrist The Management Control Function (cont'd)
12:15–1:15 pm Lunch
1:15–3:00 pm Siegrist The Management Control Function (cont'd)
3:00–3:15 pm Refreshment Break
3:15–4:45 pm Siegrist Patient Experience and Staff Engagement
5:15–5:45 pm Shuttle from HSPH to Cambridge
5:45–6:15 pm Reception at the Loeb House
6:15–7:30 pm Dinner at the Loeb House
Thursday, April 4, 2024
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast/Networking
9:00–10:30 am Cyr Innovation Problem Solving: Breaking Fixedness
10:30–11:00 am Refreshment Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Occhipinti Leveraging Your Strengths as a Successful Leader in Health Care
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:00 pm Weed Change Management
3:00–3:15 pm Refreshment Break
3:15–4:45 pm Fleming Building Your Career Constellation
Friday, April 5, 2024
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast
8:30–10:00 am Weed Everest
10:00–10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am–12:00 pm Weed Everest 2.0: Heading Home
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–2:30 pm Zane Getting to the Top: Pearls of Wisdom and Lessons Learned along the Way
2:30–2:45 pm Refreshment Break
2:45–4:15 pm Zane Getting to the Top: Pearls of Wisdom and Lessons Learned along the Way (cont'd)
4:15–4:15 pm Program Close

Who Should Participate

Participants in this dynamic program are health care executives and emerging leaders in either clinical or nonclinical roles who wish to adapt their knowledge and skills to this constantly changing field, including:

  • CEO, CIO, COO, CMO
  • Department Chairs/Division Chiefs
  • Group Practice Executives
  • Health Care Consultants
  • Health Systems Executives
  • Hospital Executives
  • Medical Directors
  • Nurse Executives
  • Physician Executives

Register today to ensure your organization’s competitive edge, and perhaps even its survival.