New B-W Healthcare Executive Management Certificate

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Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, will offer a new Healthcare Executive Management Certificate beginning in September. This four-course, graduate-level series explores how core business principles can be used to address the complex issues that challenge the healthcare industry.

Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio (PRWEB) July 15, 2010 -- Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, will offer a new Healthcare Executive Management Certificate beginning in September. This four-course, graduate-level series explores how core business principles can be used to address the complex issues that challenge the healthcare industry. Changing government regulations, an aging population, and a shortage of qualified healthcare professionals are just a few of the challenges facing healthcare leaders. In addition to clinical expertise, leaders must have the ability to apply business principles like strategic planning, continuous improvement, and change leadership in this complex environment.

“Healthcare is both a business and a unique industry,” explains Tom Campanella, Associate Professor and Director of the Health Care MBA. “Educational programs, such as Baldwin-Wallace College’s healthcare certificate series that provides core business skills along with a better understanding of the industry, will enhance career opportunities in the dynamic world of healthcare.”

Designed to be practical and relevant to today’s healthcare market, the Healthcare Executive Management Certificate is intended for clinicians interested in healthcare management or professionals recently entering the healthcare industry.

  • Course content is focused on four critical competencies: strategic planning, financial decision-making, quality principles, and executive leadership.
  • Courses meet for 3 hours, once a week for 4 weeks.
  • Courses are presented through the Baldwin-Wallace College MBA program and carry one hour of graduate credit.

The first course of the series, The Science and Art of Managing Strategically, begins on September 7. For more information about the course series or enrollment, call 440-826-2253, email bwpd(at)bw(dot)edu or visit http://www.bw.edu/cpd

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