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 Leadership Development


The Leadership Development course bundle  is an online version of the highly successful South Central Public Health Leadership Institute. The online version aims to enhance and develop leadership skills in participants through education and individual change and growth.  The course bundle stresses application of core functions to public health issues, and translation of leadership skills  into  tools for community empowerment. The goals of the program are to:

  • Effect individual growth and change
  • Develop leadership skills among participants
  • Apply leadership skills and techniques in public health practice
  • Improve organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and equity
  • Develop collaborative partnerships to generate healthy communities
  • Develop the skills to create online learning environments conducive to program outcomes

It is suggested that courses be taken in the order listed below.

 To complete the Leadership Development certificate program you must successfully complete all of the courses listed below.

Courses Assigned to the Certificate Program: Leadership Development

Course Credit Hours
Transition from Management to Leadership 1
Futures Methods for Public Health Leaders 2
Creating a Context for Change: Leading through Organizational Development 4
Decision Making: A Systematic and Organized Approach 2
Managerial Communications 2
Civic Engagement 2
Community Partnerships and Perspectives - Intermediate Level 6
Collaboration: The Key to Public Health System Improvement 5
Managing and Motivating Effective Public Health Performance 7
Diversity Leadership: A Strategic Approach 1
Ethics and Public Health: How Public Health Reacts Ethically in a Disaster 4
Risk Communication: Best Practices for Communicating Effectively in High Stress Situations 2
Crisis Management: Critical Thinking in Crisis Preparation 2
Resilient Leadership: Building an Organizational Culture of Resilience 2
Coaching and Mentoring: Learning with and from Others 3
Evaluating Effectiveness in Public Health at the Individual and Organizational Level 2