leadersINNOVATION Master Series

The 2016 application cycle is now closed. Please check back for information about our next program offering or sign up for the ASHP Foundation Enews for the latest information.

Supported in part by a grant from Apexus.

The leadersINNOVATION courses are designed to focus on the critical thinking, skills building and expanded capability needed to be a more effective change leader, regardless of your role in the organization. They offer a concentrated, timely and proven learning option to hone your skills for change. Through an online course structure, each 6-week course will help you meet today’s challenges and shape tomorrow’s health care environment.

2016 Course #2
Designing Transformational Change: Strategy and Tactics

Course Description
Course Period: October 1 – November 11, 2016
Faculty Members: Ronald H. Small, B.S.Pharm., M.B.A., Sc.D., and Michael J. Melby, M.S., FASHP
Continuing education credit

Course Objectives
  • Analyze and apply how a leader's personal integrity, professional ethics and values impact leadership success.
  • Apply a positive leadership attitude to enhance influence within the pharmacy enterprise and throughout the organization.
  • Create a personal leadership vision and mission focused on transforming practice.
  • Create and apply pharmacy practice strategies to mitigate a range of change drivers and incentives for transformation.
  • Develop fluency in a transition model from short-term performance improvement to sustained, organization-wide care improvement.
  • Build organizational capacity and individual capability for innovation and creativity for transactional and transformative change, as well as the requisite transformative learning essential to results.

Course Syllabus
Review the syllabus here.

2016 Course #1
Perfecting Transformational Leadership Skills                       

Course Description
Course Period: August 20 – September 30, 2016
Faculty Members: Sharon Murphy Enright, B.S.Pharm., M.B.A., and Sara J. White, M.S., FASHP
Continuing education credit (coming soon)

Course Objectives

  • Define and apply critical characteristics of a culture for transformation assessing strengths, weaknesses and potential change strategies for your enterprise.
  • Apply critical principles of effective influence, advocacy and negotiation to common leadership situations for increased personal effectiveness.
  • Hone skills and plan for getting things done when you are not in charge.
  • Recommend how to apply talent management to developing people through coaching and delegating.
  • Explain and apply effective verbal one-on-one leadership communication skills.
  • Analyze how to achieve individual and team ownership, engagement and effectiveness.

Course Syllabus
Review the syllabus here

Tuition Rates

 Rate Type 
 Single Course
 Both Courses 
 Member Rate
 $500  $900
 Non-Member Rate
 $700  $1,300

Past Participants

2016 Class Roster
2015 Class Roster
• 2014 Class Roster
2013 Class Roster

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