551.610.18 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 3 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    At the completion of this course, students will be able to: • Explain the nature of organizational leadership • Provide examples of the requirements for effective public health and health service organizational leadership • Apply principles and theories of leadership to current health care and health sector issues and challenges • Appreciate the importance of self-awareness and relationship management to effective leadership • Determine the requirements of leading a health organization through innovative change • Develop a personal philosophy and approach to the practice of leadership
  • Course Description

    Students develop an understanding of the role of the organizational leader, and the essential knowledge and skills the role requires. Designed to provide a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others. Drawing from a variety of disciplines, places emphasis on the role of the leader in relation to organizational effectiveness, developing a vision for the future, leading change, and building adaptive organizational cultures.

  • Intended Audience

    MPH/DrPH Abu Dhabi cohort

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: written assignments, group assignment and class participation

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.