Health Care Leadership
What do you need to lead a
business in the health care sector?
About Health Care Leadership
Why is health care so expensive in America? How can digital technologies improve outcomes? What is the impact of racial disparities on patients and providers?
Health care is a complex, multidisciplinary endeavor, requiring leaders to direct and motivate diverse teams representing varying educational and cultural backgrounds as well as different business functions.
Health Care Leadership is designed for emerging leaders in provider, payer, and life sciences organizations. The series includes courses in business strategy, economics, and digital health, delivering key lessons in leadership and management for today’s health care landscape. Taken together, these courses allow you to develop a comprehensive approach to health care leadership and consider strategies for an ever evolving sector.
Health Care Leadership courses are developed with health care professionals in mind. Harvard University faculty guides you through topics with a specific focus on the current state of the US health care system and how you can apply innovative strategies to make improvements within your organization.
Earn A Certificate of Specialization
The Health Care Leadership Certificate of Specialization offers a Learning Path to accelerate their professional development. The Learning Paths provide unparalleled access to a faculty of experts who introduce cutting-edge solutions to current industry challenges using the methods you can only find at Harvard.
Participants can take courses that are part of the Health Care Leadership Learning Path in any order, but we suggest they begin with Health Care Economics, then move on to complete any two of the courses listed above to gain deeper insights and expertise based on their professional needs.
Those who successfully complete three courses from the Health Care Leadership Learning Path within 18 months will earn a Certificate of Specialization, which can elevate professional standing and signify to employers a commitment to growth and lifelong learning.
In less than 18 months, learners will develop relationships with other rising leaders around the globe and cultivate skills they can immediately apply to advance their careers, strengthen their teams, and become changemakers within their organizations.
How To Get Started
Begin your Health Care Leadership Learning Path by applying for the next cohort of Health Care Economics or one of the other courses listed above.
Who Will Benefit
About the Faculty
These series courses represent the breadth and depth of Harvard University and its faculty. Learn from professors across disciplines—from Harvard Medical School to Harvard Business School—and hear from experts in leading industries around the globe. Benefit from this wide ranging expertise, studying topics from different points of view and with different categories of emphasis.
Health Care Leadership Courses in Development
Understanding the building blocks of effective teamwork is vital for leaders in the diverse and dynamic field of health care. Through a series of exercises, examples, and videos, learners will be introduced to the key concepts of teamwork as they apply to today’s dynamic healthcare environments.
In the internet age, and especially with social media, anyone can believe themselves an expert in a given field. While false information can be dangerous in a variety of contexts, reliable public health information can be a matter of life and death. This course aims to present the challenges and opportunities faced by health experts and public health advocates, scholars, journalists, and those working in related fields to promote effective dissemination and comprehension of information about and related to public health.