This course prepares students to take on management challenges faced in health informatics leadership roles within a variety of organizational settings. Through a combination of seminar and case study work, it is a highly interactive course in which students have the opportunity to discuss real-world health informatics scenarios from a variety of perspectives in order to gain familiarity with different managerial approaches. The course also draws on organizational and managerial theory to provide students with more generalized knowledge about how to be an effective leader. Students build knowledge and develop skills to consider multiple dimensions of possible solutions to health informatics-related issues, arrive at decisions, and articulate the reasoning behind the approaches to their decision-making. This course has a strong organizational orientation and is appropriate for any student preparing for a health informatics career that includes managerial responsibilities.

Cross-listed with HMP 661.


Please view the course schedule for current advisory and/or enforced prerequisites.

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School of Information 661

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Managing Health Informatics

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