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Leadership for Public Health Crises

SUNY Empire State College via Coursera Specialization


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. To learn more about the Leadership for Public Health Crises specialization, please watch the overview video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser:


Course 1: Communication and Leadership during a Public Health Crisis
- Offered by The State University of New York. As the world changes dramatically around us, leadership skills are necessary to help keep the ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Preparedness Communication
- Offered by The State University of New York. This course will introduce you to basic concepts of emergency management, planning, and crisis ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Connect with Diverse Audiences during a Public Health Crisis
- Offered by The State University of New York. Public health communicators have a duty to communicate health information with integrity, ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Brenda MacArthur, Ph.D., Jessica Kruger, Ph.D., CHES and Samantha Penta, Ph.D.

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