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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC6106
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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2015-04-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Add pre-requisite Global Health Assessment Strategies PHC 6761
Comments: For MPH in PH - Global Health Pract - Required. Repeatable 1 time. GC apprd 2/11/15. To USF Sys 2/27/15. Apprd eff 4/1/15

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2014-10-21
  2. Department: Global Health
  3. College: PH
  4. Budget Account Number:
  5. Contact Person: Jaime Corvin
  6. Phone: 8139741102
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: PHC
  9. Number: 6106
  10. Full Title: Global Health Program Development and Administration
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?:
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Global Health Prog Dev and Adm
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Provides knowledge base in managing global

    health programs and projects that will serve them in their field experiences and in

    any one of the seven focus areas available within the Global Health Concentration

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: n/a - existing course, only adding pre-req
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? n/a - existing course
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? n/a
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Terminal Degree
  29. Objectives: 1. Describe the key functions, structures, and features of health systems.

    2. Examine the process of program development in resource-scarce environments

    including visioning and goal setting, strategic planning, and operational planning.

    Practice by developing a framework for a strategic plan and an operational plan for one

    or more of the challenges listed above.

    3. Examine the processes of program administration in low resource environments

    including leadership, decision-making, internal and external communications, quality;

    budgets and expenditures, and monitoring and evaluation.

    4. Introduce the conceptual basis of monitoring and evaluation, and development and use

    of core indicators

  30. Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Describe, evaluate and compare different types of global health policies and strategies

    and their impact, specifically the primary health care approach, one-disease-focused

    vertical programs, sector-wide approaches and health sector reforms

    2. Discuss the role and potential of key sectors in health care in developing countries

    including government institutions, private and commercial sectors, transportation and


    3. Discuss challenges faced by health systems, programs, and projects in reaching health

    policy goals

    4. Describe and apply the logic framework process and matrix for planning and

    monitoring of global health programs, and projects.

    5. Describe key planning and management tools for improving the planning, effectiveness

    and efficiency of health care systems, programs and projects

    6. Explain the process of financial resource allocation at national and local levels and its

    effects on health programs and projects.

    7. Apply the logic framework process and matrix for selection, strategic and operational

    planning, development and monitoring of global health programs and prepare budgets

    for a project.

    8. Develop a human resource plan for a project including forecasting of need, competency

    requirements, training plans, and a quality improvement program.

    9. Prepare monitoring and evaluation plans for a project including selection and

    justification of core indicators.

  31. Major Topics: Functions of a Health System/ Global Governance

    Health Systems of LMIC: Latin America and the Caribbean / Regional Governance Bodies

    Policymaking and Regulation in of LMIC: Latin America and the Caribbean

    Systems Strengthening and Service Delivery/Financial and Human Resources Allocation

    Program Development: Models and Theories

    Program Development: From PRECEDE to PROCEED

    Program Development: Strategic & Operational Analysis and Planning

    Program Administration: The process of leading, making good decisions and communicating

    Program Administration: Quality

    Program Administration: Budgeting

    Program Administration: Fit vs Fidelity in Program Implementation

    Program Administration: Program Monitoring and Evaluation

  32. Textbooks: Required Textbooks:

    Green, L.W., Kreuter, M.W. (2005). Health Program Planning: An Educational and

    Ecological Approach, 4th Ed. McGraw Hill, Boston. MA.

    Issel, L.M. (2013). Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic

    Approach for Community Health. 3rd Ed. Jones & Bartlett Learning LLC.

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Additional readings will be taken from and web]based materials may be assigned.

    HSC Bookstore

  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: 1. Case Studies

    For this assignment, You will be expected to write five critique/reviews (C/R) as per

    schedule. Each review will be worth 3 points for a total of 15% of your final grade.

    2. Exam

    The exam will be worth 25 pts (25% of final grade).

    3. Individual Project

    For this assignment, each student will be assigned a case and will be required to develop a

    formal proposal and submit the deliverables. The due date on the project will be December

    11, 2014. The individual project will be worth 20 pts (20% of final grade). More

    information on the overall project and grade distribution will be presented in class.

    4. Group Project

    For this assignment, the group will be assigned a case and will be required to develop a

    formal proposal and present the deliverables. The due date on the project will be

    December 4, 2014. The group project will be worth 40 pts (40% of final grade). More

    information on the overall project and grade distribution will be presented in class.

  36. Attendance Policy: Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Itfs the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work: Students are expected to complete all class assignments within the

    scheduled due dates. No makeup of missed work will be allowed.

    Students who anticipate the necessity of being absent from class due to

    the observation of a major religious observance must provide notice of

    the dates to the instructor, in writing, on the second day of classes.

    Papers/assignments sent after the due date will have 10% of the points

    deducted per each day late.

  38. Program This Course Supports: MPH - EPIDEMIOLOGY AND GLOBAL HEALTH (EGH)
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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