Leadership in Healthcare

A cross-disciplinary approach to leading in the health sector


Technology advancements, budget constraints, mergers, staff morale, and changing patient/consumer behaviour are just some of today’s strategic issues affecting healthcare leadership. This new program takes a fresh look at management practices and tools for improved healthcare delivery and staff engagement. Participants will first explore world-class examples of overcoming changes to stay on track and grow in the healthcare sector. An experiential approach is then used to develop options and mobilize resources based your specific context. By the end of this seminar, you will have a toolkit of practices to affect positive change in healthcare leadership, strategic choices, and staff satisfaction.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Examine transformative leadership and operational strategies to thrive in today’s healthcare environment
  • Learn how to engage people in the transformation journey and set up teams to succeed
  • Develop resilience in an unclear context and explore biases and limitations to change
  • Gain exposure to best-in-class ideas to streamline management processes
  • Understand how to set meaningful goals and implement plans to get there
  • Connect with an exceptional peer group with whom you can share experiences and ideas

This program is designed for Leaders and Managers who have a desire to remain agile in a constrained healthcare environment. Relevant for Administrators, Hospital Management Professionals, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dental Group Teams, Department Heads, and a diverse range of specialists looking for solutions to help their organizations improve and respond to changing management needs. It is also valuable for those in the pharmaceutical or service industries who need to understand new trends and business-related issues impacting leaders in healthcare.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly-rated faculty members, a comprehensive workbook, results-oriented exercises, seminar supplies, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks) and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

Topics covered during the program

    Understanding Key Issues and Trends Affecting Healthcare Leadership
  • Internal and external changes impacting people, operations, systems and culture
  • Understanding strategic issues raised by changes in technology, delivery, and patient preferences
  • Success stories – creative solutions to health care challenges from around the globe

  • Tools for Change and Keeping Staff Morale on Track
  • Understanding why change is important and overcoming biases that limit progress
  • Leadership approaches needed to successfully move through stages of change
  • Building the resilient mindset, accountability and shared values to make things happen

  • Operational Efficiency
  • Optimizing and managing all processes around your “value stream”
  • Employing effective operations strategy
  • Efficient business processes: models and tools

    Strategic Analysis and Management
  • Leveraging current changes and future trends in your organization
  • Assessing value creation opportunities
  • What can or can’t be changed and what are the alternatives?

  • Executional Excellence
  • Implementing solutions by healthcare leaders - what actions need to be taken?
  • Initiating strategic change in traditional or mature organizations
  • Managing risk and measures of success

  • Taking Action
  • Reflection and development of a personal plan for Performance and Results
  • Identifying key success factors

CPD Hours

This program has been approved for 13 CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).

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I would recommend this course to anyone interested in effecting change in their organization at a leadership level; thought-provoking, great reflection time, good pace, well prepared and professionally delivered.
Derek Montour
Executive Director, Kahnawake Shakotiia'takehnhas Community Services (K.S.C.S.)

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