Assess the development of your health care leadership competencies over the course of your MHA program, using a STAR Format Competency Rating Table. There is no page limit for this assessment.
Note: Each assessment of your capstone project is built on the work you have completed in previous assessments. Therefore, you must complete the assessments in this course in the order in which they are presented.
Throughout their careers, health care leaders must regularly assess their individual competencies and how those competencies align with the organizational needs and priorities. Changing laws, regulations, technology, consumer preferences, medical treatment advances, and external environmental shifts can affect the skill sets needed for an effective leadership. An accurate self-assessment is the first step in identifying potential gaps and in developing an action plan to close those potential gaps.
This assessment provides an opportunity for you to examine your leadership skills with respect to the NCHL health leadership competencies, and assess your progress in developing those skills as you progress through your program.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
- Competency 1: Transformation: Facilitate a change process that effectively involves patients, communities, and professionals in the improvement and delivery of health care and wellness.
- Competency 2: Execution: Translate strategy to develop and maintain optimal organizational performance in health care settings.
- Competency 3: People: Create an organizational climate that values and supports employees and colleagues in health care settings.
- Assess personal progress toward developing NCHL health leadership competencies.
- Analyze personal health leadership competencies.
- Evaluate the outcomes of demonstrated health care leadership that illustrate NCHL competencies.
- Describe specific examples of how you have demonstrated NCHL health leadership competencies, with the intent of improving health care outcomes.
- Identify measurable action steps for one’s future career advancement.
- Explain how one’s newly acquired academic skills can be applied in the workplace.