Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC6106
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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
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5114 2014-10-21 Department College Budget Account Number Global Health PH Contact Person Phone Jaime Corvin 8139741102 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title PHC 6106 Global Health Program Development and Administration Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Global Health Prog Dev and Adm Course Online? Percentage Online C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0
Consent of instructor
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
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
n/a - existing course, only adding pre-req
B. 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
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
- Other Course Information
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
B. 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
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.
C. 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
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.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
Additional readings will be taken from and web]based materials may be assigned.
HSC Bookstore http://usfhsc.bkstore.com.
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. 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.
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.
H. 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: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
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.
I. 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.
J. Program This Course Supports
MPH - EPIDEMIOLOGY AND GLOBAL HEALTH (EGH)
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