311.861.20 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Term | 1 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Apply concepts and skills in organizational performance improvement
    • Develop and monitor organizational performance indicators on a variety of dimensions (clinical, services, financial)
    • Demonstrate change management, communication and leadership skills
  • Course Description

    Provides opportunity to discuss concepts and issues related to organizational performance improvement, organizational performance indicators, and change strategies. Facilitates preparation for comprehensive exams and the design and conduct of dissertation projects. Intended for DrPH students concentrating in Health Care Management and Leadership. Student evaluation based on seminar presentations and participation.

  • Intended Audience

    DrPH students Pacific Rim cohort only

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Seminar presentation and participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • 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.