Master of Management (M.M.) IMPMHL (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Management

Program Requirements

The M.M. in International Masters for Practicing Managers in Health Leadership; Non-Thesis program is designed for clinicians and managers in the context of health care to help develop management skills for emerging health care leaders. This is a 15-month program made up five 12-day modules, followed by a Master's paper.

Required Courses (45 credits)

  • BUSA 663 Reflective Mindset (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Understanding personal management style- presenting to others, strengths and weaknesses, and leadership skills. Learning how to be thoughtful and reflective, to step back from always doing, to see familiar experiences from a new perspective.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • BUSA 667 Analytic Mindset (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Providing an overview of today's principal health care organizations including health promoting hospitals, community agencies, health maintenance organizations, etc. Gaining insight into the operation of these organizations by analyzing their intrinsic similarities and differences. Introduction to the analytical tools used to manage specific organizations and to formal approaches that improve managerial effectiveness. Key concepts in financial management, people management and organizational strategy stimulate participants to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their own organization. Strategy, structure, sourcing and delivery are explored in a systematic way that allows participants to view the managing process as a melding of art, craft and science.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • BUSA 671 Managerial Experience (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Experiencing the conceptual and theoretical material from the program and to witness the application to practice by observing a fellow participant at work, in as different a setting as possible (with regard to geography and culture as well as industry and job). Developing the skill of observation through reflecting, analyzing and reporting.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Leslie Breitner (Winter)

  • BUSA 676 Worldly Mindset (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Focusing on the contextual "systems", exploring the various social institutions within the health care field and their interactions with economic, political and social forces. Increasing understanding of the dynamics of "system change". Seeking creative solutions based on an integrated, rather than a fragmented understanding of health care. Exploring in greater depth the interactions between economics and health, and the possibilities for leveraging change within complex systems.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Leslie Breitner (Fall)

  • BUSA 677 Collaborative Mindset (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Focus on managing relationships with patients, professionals, health advocates, administrators, the government, the media and many other groups. Skill development includes relationship-building, negotiating, stakeholder coordination, and knowledge management. The managing of professional relationships is emphasized, developing the advanced skills necessary to build and lead complex networks rather than simple organizations. The integration of knowledge from multiple disciplines and perspectives is also examined.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Leslie Breitner (Winter)

  • BUSA 678 Catalytic Mindset (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : Focusing on the achievement of change; Successful health management cases are reviewed and the action implications of adaptive management are explored. Integrating and sustaining the approach to health; the notion of prevention and its applied dissemination; effective intervention within the policy environment; positive/negative outcomes of media exposure in health policy; and the notions of evaluation and accountability. Integrating and synthesizing the knowledge acquired during the preceding modules. Indepth consideration of the process of transformation leadership and what it means to lead comprehensively, analytically, collaboratively, contextually, catalytically and reflectively.

    Terms: Summer 2019

    Instructors: Leslie Breitner (Summer)

  • BUSA 694 Final Master's Paper (12 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : The Final Paper for the Master of Management degree. A scholarly/research assignment addressing a key issue and developing a significant understanding of it through reviewing literature as well as indepth studying of a concept or concepts and possibly the associated data, emphasizing conceptual ideas rooted in concrete applications.

    Terms: Summer 2019

    Instructors: Leslie Breitner (Summer)

Desautels Faculty of Management—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 22, 2018) (disclaimer)