Wednesday, 21 January 2015

International Seminar in India at IIHMR, New Delhi



STRATEGIC THINKING AND ACTION-LEARNING TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE


International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health jointly will be conducting an international seminar on Strategic Thinking and Action-Learning to Improve Healthcare from March 16, 2015 to March 20, 2015. The goal of this seminar is to assist participants in building continuously learning organizations, to meet the health needs of their respective countries.

Participant Learning Objective
By the end of the seminar, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify leadership skills necessary to create a health learning system
  • Apply the StarGuide framework
  • Describe the concepts of mental models and household production of health
  • Describe the concepts of personal mastery and team learning
  • Create a learning organization
  • Inspire a shared vision
  • Apply the concept of systems thinking
  • Conduct a root cause analysis and develop a reality tree
  • Describe how to design a strategy and develop strategic objectives
  • Describe how to implement with accountability


Who Should Attend 
Policy makers, program managers and leaders in the healthcare industry can attend the seminar. The chief executives, directors and senior managers of hospitals as well as development organizations, national health programs and national and state level institutes can equally benefit from the program.


Course Outline
The strategic leadership and management in healthcare seminar consist of four major components:
  •          Classroom presentations and discussions
  •          STARGuide exercises – learning by doing
  •          Synthesis – learning from others through reflection and discussions
  •          Others (e.g., readings, personal reflections)
Classroom sessions, presentations and discussions focus on key aspects of leadership in a learning organization including:
  •    Personal mastery
  •     Mental models
  •     Team learning
  •     Systems thinking
  •     Shared vision
Successful completion of the seminar is based on mastery of both the content and skills components.


 Lead Resource Persons
§ Dr. W. Henry Mosley, MD MPH is Professor in the Population, Family and Reproductive Health Department at Johns Hopkins University. He has worked for over 45 years in international health programs in Asia and Africa. He has served as chair of the department of Population Dynamics and director of the Hopkins Population Center at the JHBSPH, and was the founding director of the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). He has consulted with the World Bank, USAID, and UN Agencies.

§ Dr. Benjamin Lozare, PhD, is Associate Director and Chief of the Training and Performance Improvement Division in the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communications Programs (JHUCCP). Dr. Lozare has more than 25 years of experience in research, teaching, and practice in international and development communication.


For more Information visit IIHMR Delhi Forthcoming MDP or
http://www.delhi.iihmr.org/MDP/Files/International-Seminar-Strategic-Thinking-Action-Learning-to-Improve-Healthcare.pdf