Planning and Budgeting for Public Health: Part I - The Business Plan


Course Overview

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Course Description
This course describes how practitioners in the field of public health find themselves in serious competition for funding. How do we make sure that the activities we advance to protect, maintain and promote the health of the public are a priority for funders. One of the ways we can improve our chances is to make a strong business case for our work. This brief overview will give you a simple outline to assist you in building a business plan for public health activities.

This course is provided by University of Minnesota School of Public Health and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Public Health professionals seeking to build a business plan to protect funding.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define public health finance.
  2. Identify three major domains of public health finance competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in practice).
  3. Describe the financial cycle within organizations.
  4. Explain the reasons for a business plan.
  5. List the major sections of a business plan template.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
0.1 CEU

1 hrs.

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Course Publication Date
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