|Our management education programs are grounded in a four-part
We believe that healthcare managers and professionals need management education
that emphasizes collaboration. Our goal is to bring managers, physicians, and
other professionals together for joint problem solving and learning. The result
is not only greater knowledge, but enhanced collegiality.
Our goal is to use curriculum materials that resonate with the client
organization's issues. We aim to help participants make clear and quick
application of our concepts and frameworks to their professional situations.
We strive for a learning process that engages participants rather than lectures
to them. We make extensive use of the case study method, and we expect
participants to spend 2 or more hours preparing for each class session. We
encourage participants to present their analyses and conclusions in the
classroom, to assess and constructively criticize the analyses and conclusions
of others, and, in general, to become fully involved in the discussion of the
We ask participants to evaluate our programs, and we constantly seek ways to improve their quality. During a multi-module program, we use the evaluations from each module as a guide to making changes in the subsequent one.