HCM 5100: Building Professional Teams


HCM 5100 Building Professional Teams builds on the skills of organizational leadership. Learners will recognize self-assessment and self-reflection are both key if health administrators are to remain true to their purpose. Understanding one’s own leadership style is important. Utilizing an individual’s strengths and recognizing areas of needed growth are also vital if the health administrator is to be effective and able to assist in building stronger teams within a professional setting.


  1. Describe how interprofessional orientation can enhance patient care.
  2. Explain how the concept of members as leaders can impact healthcare management.
  3. Relate how diversity on a team can enrich the contributions the team makes to the overall organization.
  4. Investigate the people and events that have impacted their own personal views of leadership and leadership style.
  5. Differentiate the developmental stages of group life.
  6. Implement a plan to build proactive work teams based on team structure, inclusion, and team dynamics.
  7. Implement strategies and techniques that will create a culture where controversy can ethically be handled with civility.


  1. HCM 5000


The interprofessional health care team: Leadership and development (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2018)
Author: Weiss, D., Tilin, F., & Morgan, M.
ISBN: 9781284112009
Price: $67.33

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