Recent public health workforce initiatives have identified the political, economic, social, and health-related trends that require the workforce to apply skills and approaches well beyond traditional public health science skills (PHLN Strategic Workforce Action Agenda). In its report Building Skills for a More Strategic Public Health Workforce: A Call to Action, the deBeaumont Foundation called out eight specific Strategic Skills the public health workforce needs to be responsive to today’s public health challenges.

To start building your strategic skills, see this training search and this training scan.

To learn more about Strategic Skill competencies, check out the developing Open Source Strategic Skill Competency Map created by the Public Health Learning Network.