2018 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Morning Sessions

Having the Financial Conversations You Need to Lead (A Guide for Program Managers)

Date: 07/13/2016 8:15-11:45 a.m.
History: New
Experience: Seasoned (6+ years experience)
Advanced Preparation: None
Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
Applicable Audience: HS/EHS Director/Manager
CSBG/Org Standard Director/Manager
Program Director/Manager
Tracks: Health Care; Performance Improvement
Type: Full
Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
CPE Credits: 3.5
Trainers: Jeff Bramschreiber , Keith Szerkins
Applicable Audience:
HS/EHS Director/Manager
CSBG/Org Standard Director/Manager
Program Director/Manager
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain budgeting and cost allocations.
2. Illustrate how program managers can more effectively communicate with the finance department.
3. Explore situations that require financial and operational problem solving to achieve organizational objectives.
Session Description:
In this session we will describe key financial topics such as budgeting and cost allocation in the community health center that may be unfamiliar to program managers. We will also explore the conversations and the "softer" skills of using financial information to make decisions in your own department, knowing how to look for opportunities within your budgets, and knowing how to talk to the finance department about your needs and how they affect patient care.