National Association of County and City Health Officials

Change Management for Public Health

This course offers CPH — Free
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3-5 minutes


4.00 hours


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Change Management for Public Health is a 6 module, interactive learning course that is informed by field experts and is supplemented by examples and stories from local health departments. The course is designed to introduce key concepts in change management theory and practice while also offering tools, resources, and real public health examples that all health departments can use to adapt the process to their needs.

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This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 

What You'll Learn

Preparing for Change: Develop the ability to define various types of change, describe a change vision, and overcome resistance to change.
Planning for Change: Identify stakeholders in the change process, select and train a change management team, and develop an implementation strategy for change.
Instituting Change: Describe what is necessary to implement and sustain change.

Competency Terms

Leadership & Systems Thinking Skills
Change Management

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Related Job Tasks

Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health
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