Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives

  • On-Site
  • April 37, 2023
  • $4,530

Harvard Longwood Campus, Boston, MA

The program was very instructive, had depth and could easily be applicable in my organization. I envision a remarkable impact on my performance and my organization. Of all the professional and executive programs I have attended this is the most remarkable, instructive, and impactful.
  • —John Winter Obeten, MSc, MPM
  • Executive Director, KBL Healthcare Limited

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.

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

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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.

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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 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Faculty

Current faculty, subject to change.

Louise Weed, MS

Program Director

Instructor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Linda A. Cyr, MS, PhD

Faculty

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

Leonard J. Marcus, PhD

Faculty

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

John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA

Faculty

Director, Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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

Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA

Faculty

CEO
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health

Laurie Samuels Pascal, MBA, MPH

Faculty

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., MBA, MS, CPA

Faculty

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

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 3 – 7, 2023

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

Monday, April 3, 2023
7:30–8:00 am Check-In & Breakfast
8:00–8:30 am IT Orientation
8:30–10:00 am Introduction to the Program
10:00–10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am–12:00 pm Investing for Health Equity Impact
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–2:30 pm What is Leadership?
2:30–2:45 pm Refreshment Break
2:45–4:45 pm Leading Teams
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast / Discussion Groups
8:30–10:30 am Innovative Problem Solving: Breaking Fixedness
10:30–11:00 am Refreshment Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Leveraging Your Strengths as a Successful Leader in Health Care
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:15 pm Change Management
3:15–3:30 pm Refreshment Break
3:30–4:45 pm Policy Dynamics and Health Reform
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
8:00–8:45 am Breakfast / Discussion Groups
8:45–10:15 am The Management Control Function
10:15–10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am–12:15 pm The Management Control Function (cont'd)
12:15–1:15 pm Lunch
1:15–3:00 pm The Management Control Function (cont'd)
3:00–3:15 pm Refreshment Break
3:15–4:45 pm Innovations in Health Care Management and Patient Centered Care
5:15–6:15 pm Reception at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Thursday, April 6, 2023
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast / Discussion Groups
8:30–10:30 am Building Negotiation
10:30–11:00 am Refreshment Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Building Negotiation (cont'd)
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:00 pm Crisis Meta-Leadership
3:00–3:15 pm Refreshment Break
3:15–4:45 pm Crisis Meta-Leadership (cont'd)
Friday, April 7, 2023
8:00–8:30 am Breakfast
8:30–10:00 am Everest
10:00–10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am–12:00 pm Everest 2.0: Heading Home
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–2:30 pm 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 Getting to the Top: Pearls of Wisdom and Lessons Learned along the Way (cont'd)
4:15–4:30 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.