FREE Management Essentials Training for Local Health Officials

In alignment with NACCHOs commitment to provide local health officials (LHOs) with the most comprehensive educational opportunities, NACCHO is pleased to announce the launch of the Management Essentials Training Series. Tailored exclusively for local health officials, the series provides a fresh perspective and a broad introduction to three critical topics:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Successful People Management
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management

This series is designed to enhance the skills of new LHOs to address the complex, real-world issues facing local health departments on a daily basis. NACCHO encourages LHOs with one to three years of experience who are seeking additional management training to take these courses.

Developed to Maximize Your Success
Using guided role play, real-world examples, practice sessions, and other exercises, participants will discover how to fine-tune their management style, develop and implement a strategic plan, adopt key financial management skills such as managing budgets, and plan for tackling new challenges. In-depth training combined with interactive activities will take participants through the paces of motivation, delegation, coaching, communication, performance management, and leadership.

Delivered for Your Convenience
The Management Essentials Training Series will be delivered in convenient 60- to 90-minute segments totaling nearly 10 hours of dynamic instruction per course. This course is a Web-based learning experience, allowing you to receive instructor-led course content, participate in discussions, and interact with your facilitator from a convenient location of your choice.

These courses are at no cost to you. Sign up now to take advantage of this learning opportunity. Space is limited. To register, visit NACCHO University.

Classes begin

  • Successful People Management – Thursday March 15, 2018
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management – Monday March 19, 2018
  • Strategic Planning – Wednesday March 21, 2018

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About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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