Recognizing the importance of strategic leadership in a rapidly evolving health care setting where patient satisfaction and accountability are increasingly important, this program presents a comprehensive approach to strategy development that emphasizes management skills, both financial and human, that are crucial for success. Wharton Nursing Leaders Program is designed to help you be a more effective nurse leader, with tools to better manage resources, be more responsive to stakeholders, and optimize your nursing staff’s performance.
Wharton faculty, led by Nancy Rothbard, David Pottruck Professor, Professor of Management, and Kathy Pearson, adjunct senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, apply their field-based research and the latest strategic insights to help you enhance your leadership in a health care setting. Faculty members bring particular content expertise and vast experience working with senior clinician executives.
This program provides nursing leaders with well-tested tools and frameworks that will clarify and enhance their strategic thinking, whether they need to negotiate for additional resources, unveil a new strategy, or simply oversee the day-to-day operations of their department.
Session topics include:
- Planning for Execution
- Hospital Finance
- Stakeholder Mapping
- Effective Decision Making
- Team Building and Motivation
- Managing People: Influence and Persuasion
Through highly interactive lectures, exercises, and case studies, both in the classroom and in smaller work groups, this program will give participants the business acumen, leadership, and critical thinking skills that will enhance their value as both a nursing leader and a hospital administrator.