The Academy is designed to foster optimal leadership development and management skills and constructive conflict management and relationship building strategies across health care disciplines. The Academy will offer innovative teaching tools to enhance skills related to managing a variety of academic aspects. The Academy courses will be available to preceptors, clinical educators, and non-NSU faculty who also seek to advance their professional development in these areas.
The Leadership and Management Academy provides innovative education for the development of visionary leaders and creative managers to support academic excellence among college department administrators and faculty. The Leadership and Management Academy will provide opportunities for leaders within the College to be well recognized by the community for their academic quality and integrity in alignment with the vision of Nova Southeastern University.
The Academy offers two courses:
Robert McCalla, MSL
Professional Development Manager
Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences
The PCHCS Leadership and Management course consists of four learning modules developed to promote optimal leadership and management skills through innovative teaching/learning strategies. This course offers both on-campus and online components within one course, with the integration of active learning experiences through case-based and participatory strategies. Each module is facilitated by an instructor who is a content expert, which includes community instructors from a variety of professions. Academy participants will present an aspect of their leadership plans or a case study to an audience at the end of the eight-week period.
The Conflict Prevention and Management course provides health care professionals and staff with the skills to recognize, prevent, and address conflict constructively and to problem-solve collaboratively. The course offers communication, conflict analysis, and conflict resolution skills in a practice-based approach for administrators, faculty, and staff.
The course is offered in two separate parts. Part 1 is for administrators, faculty, and staff who desire to learn the basics of conflict prevention and management. The content of part 1 will include understanding and recognizing conflict styles, applying effective communication skills, and analyzing the appropriate dispute resolution approach for specific conflict situations.
Part 2 is for administrators, faculty, and staff who already have a basic knowledge of conflict prevention and management and seek to gain practice in the conflict resolution methods of negotiation, coaching, mediation, and arbitration.