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Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the national and local economy. With growth has come increased complexity, constant change and new challenges for those who serve as leaders. Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions offers a unique series of educational experiences specifically developed to assist health professionals in becoming more effective leaders. Designed with you in mind, our interactive courses are taught by healthcare professionals currently working in their area of expertise. Other benefits include;

  • Affordable courses
  • CEU and/or Contact Hour(s) offered
  • Convenient Central Ohio location
  • Discounts available
  • Online format– Coming Soon!
Leadership Success Series

Leadership Success Series


The Leadership Success Series is based on a five pillar framework model of Patient Experience/Service, People, Quality/Patient Safety, Finance, and Growth and Strategy. Participants may enroll in the entire series of seven courses, or in individual courses that meet their career goals.


Camille M. Milligan, MA CCC/SLP Clinical Coordinator Mount Carmel Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

"I am so pleased with the Leadership Success Series. The courses were relevant and provided solid tools so I can be a more effective leader in my organization. The once-a-week classes fit well into my schedule  and the Dublin Location was so convenient. It's been a great opportunity to network with local healthcare leaders  and I would recommend the series to anyone who would like to further develop their leadership skills."
Camille M. Milligan, MA CCC/SLP
Mount Carmel Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

F.A.Q   Spring 2017 Class Schedule and Fees Fall 2017 Class Schedule and Fees Register Now

Who Should Attend

The healthcare leadership series targets the developmental needs of a wide range of health professionals, from emerging to novice leaders, who are looking to update their knowledge and skills. The series is especially relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other clinicians moving into leadership roles.

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Directors

Key Course Topics

People Pillar
  • Leading in Today’s Healthcare Environment
    • This session will teach core leadership competencies needed to lead in today’s healthcare environment, including the importance of professional presence and effective communication in career success.
  • Developing an Organizational Culture that Drives Success
    • This session focuses on models, theories and assessment methods of organizational culture, climate and structure, and strategies to maintain and sustain cultural excellence.
  • Developing an Effective Talent Management Strategy
    • This session will teach key components of a robust workforce strategy including a framework for talent management and succession planning based on today’s healthcare environment.
Finance Pillar
  • Building Critical Financial Skills for Success in Healthcare
    • The learner will be introduced to budgeting concepts, types of budgets, budget management and the impact of healthcare policy and reform on budgeting.
Quality Pillar
  • Employing a Foundation for Success: A Designed Approach to Quality and Safety in Healthcare
    • This session will teach the essential components of a quality improvement program including outcome focused quality models and process improvement techniques to improve outcome metrics.
Service Pillar
  • Fostering an Environment of Service: Patient Engagement
    • This session will address the evolution and significance of customer service to the patient experience in healthcare and the key components and processes for implementing and sustaining a successful service excellence program. It will also address the positive financial impact of a defined service excellence program.
Growth Pillar
  • Preparing for the Future: The Importance of Strategy, Strategic Planning and Market Analysis in Healthcare
    • This session will teach components of a strategic plan, including the planning process, key elements of the plan, plan execution and evaluation.

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Continuing Education Course Contact

Email chspDublin@ohio.edu or call 614.793.5646.

Continuing Education Credit


Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc The Ohio Pharmacists Foundation Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 5.5 contact hours (0.55 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit will be awarded for each course attended. Disclosure: The OPF trustees and other individuals responsible for planning OPF continuing pharmacy education activities have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Physical Therapy

The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) has approved each course in the series for 5.5 hours (total of 38.5 hours) of continuing education in Ohio.

AOA Continuing Education Credit

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is approved as an accredited CME sponsor by the American Osteopathic Association. This program has been approved for 5.5 AOA Category 2-B credits by the AOA CME Council.

AOA Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Consortium for Helath Education in Appalachia Ohio (CHEAO) and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All participants in any continuing education program are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program.

CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) through the joint providership of Mount Carmel Health System and Ohio University. The Mount Carmel Health System is accredited by the OSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The Mount Carmel Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Mount Carmel Health System designates this live activity for 6 Hour(s) of Attendance w/ No Credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Commercial Support

This activity is not commercially supported.