The curriculum consists of practical tools, techniques and approaches to leadership and management relevant to community health centers and other community-based healthcare organizations. The curriculum has been designed to assist organizations adapt to the rapid and radical changes in policy, demographics and technology impacting health care today. A sample of the curriculum areas covered are listed below:


  • Making the Successful Transition to a Management/Leadership Role
  • Effective Leadership Styles
  • Managing Change
  • Leading Across Organizations: Building Coalitions, Alliances and Partnerships
  • Motivation and Communication
  • Building Effective Management Teams
  • Creativity and Problem Solving


  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Management Control Systems
  • Program Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Service Delivery
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Health Economics: Cost Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • Medical Informatics
  • Marketing
  • Community Board Governance
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Operations Management