The Practicum II course this year (2022) is taught by Director April Grudi and Adjunct Instructor Lesley Snyder. The course is offered both in-person and online.
The goal of the practicum is to provide students with a safe/brave space in which they take risks and experiment with the new skills they are learning in the classroom. This experience will develop courageous and competent leaders with practical experience and strong professional networks.
Practicum II has two components: classroom learning and securing a practicum site.
- Agile Training
- Franklin Covey: Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager
- Franklin Covey: Coaching
- Franklin Covey: Unconscious Bias
- Various LinkedIn Learning activities
Student Learning Objectives:
- Establish goals and objectives for improving health outcomes that analyze social determinants of health and the socioeconomic environment in which the organization functions.
- Lead the development of key business planning documents, including strategic plans, business service plans, and business cases for new services.
- Design, manage, and optimize process improvement efforts using project management best practices.
- Take risks, learn from failure, and seek continuous improvement.
- Articulate ideas, thoughts, recommendations, and other communications clearly, concisely, and persuasively to business audiences and peers.
- Assemble, manage and leading high-performance teams with diverse members.
- Construct a reflective, collaborative leadership style built on self-assessment,
mutual trust, transparency and a focus on improvement that encourages teamwork and supports diversity.
- Define, build, and promote a personal brand.
- Construct and act upon a personal career vision through self-initiative
Learn more about Practicum Sites here! –> Practicum Experience