Introduces the student to the study of management and leadership, and the concepts, models, and research findings associated with organizational theory and its applicability to the health service organization. The course focuses on the skills and techniques the health care leader will use to strategically plan and organize the health care organization. The course provides an approach for assessing, mobilizing, and motivating a health care organization's work force. The content includes management styles, leadership issues, organizational behavior, motivation, communications, public speaking, planning, decision-making, team building, and inter- and intra-organizational relationships. The course focuses on ethical considerations, quality control, risk management, labor relations, and organizational change on health service management and operations. Special conditions: Admission into the College of Health Professions MS in Health Science program and completion of prerequisite courses; or consent of the department chair.