Managing Effectively in Today’s Public Health Environment

Prepare for new management challenges and build skills in managing staff, budgets, projects, and partnerships

CaptureThis is an introductory management course for public health professionals.  It includes 25 hours of instruction and is aimed at strengthening the participant’s management skills.  It provides information, tools, and resources to manage effectively in today’s dynamic public health environment.  Topics include: managing staff, recruiting and hiring, employee coaching and evaluating performance, managing budgets, projects and operations, overall agency performance and more.

At this time, the course has no date for next enrollment

Additional Information

Topics covered included:

    • Leading Organizational Change
    • Managing People
    • Managing Budgets and Fiscal Resources
    • Managing Projects & Teams
    • Managing Operations and Office Performance
    • From Manager to Leader

Additional Funding Was Provided By the Coalition for Local Public Health (CLPH):

  • Massachusetts Association of Health Boards
  • Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses
  • Massachusetts Environmental Health Association
  • Massachusetts Health Officers Association
  • Massachusetts Public Health Association


This training and all supporting material was supported by funds made available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, under B01OT009024. Additionally, this training was supported by the Grant Number, 5U90TP116997-10, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. This project is also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27877.
The views and opinions expressed as part of the training and all related documents and course materials are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions or the official position of, or endorsement by, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, its Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program, the Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program, or that of HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.