Course objectives: Execute leadership in all levels of private and public healthcare policies, resource allocation, and priority setting. Compose and manage systems and processes to assess organizational performance for continuous improvement of quality, safety, and effectiveness. Execute and employ appropriate quantitative and qualitative techniques to manage and allocate human, fiscal, technological, informational, and other important resources. Classify and apply economic, financial, legal, organizational, political, and ethical theories and practices. Analyze and resolve problems related to healthcare services, delivery, and finance. ASSIGNMENT: Reflecting on the focus and content of this course, what is an important challenge facing management of healthcare organizations today and how would you go about addressing it? Explain.