HCA 620 Discussion Question 1 Week 1 : Explain the nature of your assigned CLC Business Plan. What challenges do you anticipate? What information or resources do you need to be successful? Your CLC Business Plan is based on a hypothetical situation. How can you produce a realistic document that maximizes learning in a simulated context?
HCA 620 Discussion Question 2 Week 1: How do you envision the knowledge and skills you will acquire in this course helping you succeed in your career?
HCA 620 Discussion Question 1 Week 2: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Mission Statements. What are some of the potential problems when writing a mission statement? How would you address them?
HCA 620 Discussion Question 2 Week 2 : Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Business Plans. What business plan format do you think will work best for your CLC Business Plan? Explain why this model suits your project better than other models.
HCA 620 Week 3 Discussion Question 1: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Evidence-Based Research (EBR). What background (if any) do you have with EBR? Share with the class any challenges you face with your evidence-based capstone project. Choose a classmate’s entry and note how you would approach the challenges.
HCA 620 Week 3 Discussion Question 2: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Change Model. Which change model do you think will work best for your evidence-based capstone project? Explain.
HCA 620 Week 4 Discussion Question 1: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Marketing Analysis. What information did you find that can be used in your CLC Business Plan as the best approach to marketing the plan, both internally and externally?
HCA 620 Week 4 Discussion Question 2: Read “A Good Business Plan Can Put Your Practice in the Driving Seat.” The article mentions the competitive nature of the general practice. How can a well-written business plan provide a competitive edge?
HCA 620 Week 5 Discussion Question 1: Search the GCU Library on the following topics: Chart of Accounts, General Ledger, and Accounting System. Notice how much detail can be included in various financial statements. What accounting data is required for you to write your CLC Business Plan? How can you present just enough information for your reader to get a clear understanding of the financial concerns of your proposal?
HCA 620 Week 5 Discussion Question 2: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Strategic Planning. Many strategic plans contain financial data. Discuss how you might include this type of financial data in your CLC Business Plan.
HCA 620 Week 6 Discussion Question 1: Explain why measuring performance is important in business operations. Choose a business performance measurement tool that does not relate to your CLC and explain why.
HCA 620 Week 6 Discussion Question 2: Consider the following hypothetical situation: You are a human resources manager in a medium-sized hospital. You are writing the job description for an operations manager who will manage finances, evaluate financial performance, and develop financial plans. What skills does a suitable candidate need?
HCA 620 Week 7 Discussion Question 1: Search the GCU Library on the following topic: Operational Plan. What information did you find that is relevant for your CLC Business Plan? Is it included – and why or why not?
HCA 620 Week 7 Discussion Question 2: Read “How to Write a Business Plan,” by Guglielmo. The author provides some advice concerning the management team. What advice would you give to a recent medical school graduate who is seeking to open a medical practice.
HCA 620 Week 8 Discussion Question 1: What management skill do you find most necessary for effective and efficient project management? Why?
HCA 620 Week 8 Discussion Question 2: Describe your approach to tracking a project. What kinds of issues would you focus on if you were a project manager? Why?