Leadership competencies are essential to the success of health care leaders. Many of these competencies are developed through on-the-job training, administrative fellowship programs, professional conferences, and graduate education. As a student, it is important that you are able to assess your own leadership competencies and develop a professional improvement plan to hone your skills and become an effective industry leader. For this Discussion, you examine the ACHE leadership competencies and consider how you might improve your own leadership skills.
- Review the document, ACHE Healthcare Executive 2016 Competencies Assessment Tool, which is in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the leadership competencies.
- Reflect on whether you meet these leadership competencies, and consider your strengths and weaknesses.
Post a cohesive response to the following:
Assess whether you meet the ACHE leadership competencies. Then, recommend at least three strategies to better meet competencies by building on your strengths and improving your weaknesses. Defend your recommendations. Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Learning Resources.