HCE 600 Orgznl Ethics & Health Care Compliance (3.00)
Addresses advanced concepts in organizational ethics and health care compliance including the dynamics of personal and professional values in relation to organizational behavior, and the integration of mission, organizational ethics and corporate regulatory compliance. Explores contemporary ethical issues in organizational ethics and health care compliance through applied case presentation, theory-based ethical analysis and ethical decision making in both individual and group contexts.
HSA 601 Ldrshp/Org Dev in Healthcare Settings (3.00)
Explores individual leadership qualities and organizational dynamics with emphasis on various elements of organization development including communication, culture, values, process redesigns, re-engineering, knowledge management and methods of assessing and diagnosing organizational effectiveness. Examines current leadership and organization theories and approaches used in dealing with organizational problem solving and assessment.
HSA 602 Strategic Planning/Dvlp in Hlth Services (3.00)
Addresses the business planning process emphasizing strategic planning, business plan development and evaluation, advanced project management, and marketing research and strategy. Focuses on financial analysis, market projection, risk assessment, and implementation planning principles as applied to new or expanded services and/or other business opportunities. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing required.
HSA 623 Legal Aspects of Health Services (3.00)
Studies the legal and ethical issues involved in the management and delivery of health care services and the interrelations between hospital, physician, and patient. Emphasizes law as it pertains to negligence, contracts, consents, confidentiality, risk management and current medical/legal issues. Explores the use of the health record as a legal document, privacy rights, corporate compliance, and peer review. Examines release of information, quality of documentation, and retention of records issues. The graduate component extends foundational knowledge through additional readings, case analysis and/or applied project work. Prerequisite(s): Approval of academic advisor required.
Cross listing(s): CLP 623 HCA 423 HIM 423.
HSA 624 Quality Improvement in Health Care Set (3.00)
Provides a basic understanding of the history and theory of Quality Management techniques, tools and principles as applied in various health care settings. The interpretation and analysis of health care data as it relates to quality, safety, risk management, productivity, reimbursement and administrative decision-making is examined and practiced.. Emphasizes the ongoing use of objective data and feedback to improve processes, systems and patient outcomes. The graduate component extends foundational knowledge of quality and safety processes through additional readings, case analysis and/or applied project work. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Approval of academic advisor required.
Cross listing(s): CLP 624 HCA 425 HIM 425 MI 425.
MBAC 600 The Economics of Management (3.00)
Applies qualitative and quantitative microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics to business and the federal government operations from the perspective of the manager including the importance of regionalism and the global economy. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first 12 semester hours of the program.
MBAC 601 Ethical & Legal Environment of Business (3.00)
Examines the social and governmental structure within which business operates. Focuses on effective and ethical strategies for addressing issues of public concern including labor and employment law; administrative agency procedures; public issues management; product liability; and social contract, agency and stake-holder models of corporate responsibility. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first nine (9) hours of the program.
Cross listing(s): MSAC 601.
MBAC 602 Developing Effective Organizations (3.00)
Effective organizations converge adaptable leadership, engaged workforces and aligned processes. Explores concepts from organizational behavior(OB), organizational development(OD) and human resource development(HRD) and from case studies of current organizations.
MBAC 603 Marketing and Operations Decision Pts. (3.00)
Marketing and Operations are two key elements of any business organization. Focuses on the intersect of these business elements and key concepts in this intersect, both from a marketing and operations perspective.
MBAC 604 Financial Governance, Planning & Control (3.00)
Examines role of financial governance in achieving socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable business operations. Considers forms of financing, capital structures, cost management, and uses of financial statements, budgets, and financial ratios for planning and control.
MBAH 602 Health Care Policy (3.00)
Explores delivery of health care in the US, focusing on national policies, their rationale and effects. Relevant stakeholders, costs, legislative methods and intent, and comparisons with non-US health care systems are studied.
MBAH 603 Issues in Health Care Management (3.00)
Analyzes the effects of the following on the health care industry: venues for health care delivery, the pharmaceutical industry, legal issues unique to the health care industry, the medical device industry and its effect on health care. Discusses the future of health care in the US. Explores iatrogenic medicine and alternatives to allopathic care.
MBAH 604 Information Management in Health Care (3.00)
Emphasizes interpretation, evaluation, and use of information management systems and outputs. Examines several models of information management, stressing their use as tools in business operations and health care management while enhancing students' skills in using computer tools to develop, manage, and analyze information and data.
Cross listing(s): MBAS 603E.
MBAH 605 Health Care Marketing (3.00)
Utilizes case analysis to explore how marketing principles apply to management decisions. Covers product development, pricing and distribution, consumer behavior analysis, market definition and forecasting, and development of marketing plans focusing on application of these concepts to health care organizations.
Cross listing(s): MBAK 602E.
MBAH 606 Health Care Finance (3.00)
Develops financial theories and techniques of financial analysis used to make financial decisions under conditions of uncertainty and capital constraints. Emphasizes critical analytical skills in assessing business problems and opportunities, considers the financial analysis of third party payer programs and government reimbursement plans. Utilizes computer simulations and models to analyze health care management and general business problems.
Pre-requisite: MBAP*520A AND MBAP*520B OR MBAP*504 AND BA*430
Cross listing(s): MBAF 602E.
MBAX 600 Sustainability/Context in 21st Century (3.00)
Provides an opportunity to analyze socially responsible business practices. Topics include: social innovation, global competitiveness, intrapreneurism and sustainability. Includes development of personal and professional development plans that link practices to sustainability.
MBAX 695 Business Platforms:A 21st Century Model (3.00)
Provides an opportunity to integrate and apply theoretical knowledge to identify solutions for complex business issues. Includes development of a professional business plan and projects this plan to post-MBA career strategies. Note: A minimum of 30 prior semester hours of 600-level MBA course work is required.