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HPMM 8014 Public Health Leadership (Fall and Spring)


Credits: 4

Course Description:

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to theories and concepts of leadership, provides students the opportunity to identify their personal leadership attributes, and through case study development and analysis, review leadership challenges from public health practice. Content areas include leadership theory; community leadership; personal leadership; leadership in organizations, and research. Emphasis is placed on the application of the course material to real life public health problems and issues in the development of public health careers. Special topics may include futures research, systems thinking, sustainable development and leadership in science.