About this Specialization

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Leadership for Public Health Crises will enable current and prospective managers, directors, unit heads, and elected officials to effectively lead their organizational response to profound health-related emergencies and to build leadership capacity across multiple sectors, agencies, organizations, and divisions. This series of courses prepares graduate students (in, e.g., public administration, public health, social work, business, homeland security, education, and related fields) and practitioners in a range of roles in this broader arena who seek to attain or advance in leadership roles. The courses focus on foundational competencies required to confidently and competently lead in preparation for and response to far-reaching health-related crises, including communication, cross-agency collaboration, organizational contingency planning, and data analysis, especially as these relate to civilian sectors.
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English
Shareable Certificate
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100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 3 months to complete
Suggested pace of 3 hours/week
English

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There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Communication and Leadership during a Public Health Crisis

Course2

Course 2

Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Preparedness Communication

Course3

Course 3

Connect with Diverse Audiences during a Public Health Crisis

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The State University of New York

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