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ADA Executive Program in Dental Practice Management

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Match your passion for dentistry with a mind for business with the American Dental Association’s Executive Program in Dental Practice Management. 

This web-based program takes on the tough practice management challenges today’s dentists must master, such as reducing costs, enhancing marketing strategies and practicing amid increased regulation.

 

Dental practice management experts and first-rate business lectures from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business – all carefully selected by the ADA for certificate fulfillment – merge to provide a comprehensive six-course certificate program in disciplines crucial to practice success. The courses are:

• Legal and Ethical Issues in Dental Practice
• Negotiation and Conflict Management
• Understanding Leadership
• Business Strategy and Systems
• Dental Team Management
• Financial Management

Accessible by desktop, Internet-enabled mobile device, MP3 and MP4 formats, the state-of-the-art online classroom is available anytime and anywhere, with around-the-clock technical support. Participants will also be able to earn continuing education credits when appropriate from those classes which apply, but must take the entire sixty hour series to earn the certificate.

Whether you have your own practice or aspire to do so, it’s time to complement your clinical expertise with skills for the business side of dentistry. Register today!

Interested in developing your dental society leadership skills?

While the ADA Executive Program in Dental Practice Management will help build your business and  personal skills, the ADA Leadership Institute has tools you need to become a compelling and effective leader within your dental society.

Whether you are a natural born leader or you’re looking to uncover the inner leader in you, the ADA Leadership Institute offers a growing number of online lectures and resources structured to educate, support and encourage leadership development within organized dentistry. 

Current audio lectures include:

• Dentistry at a Crossroads:  What Every Dentist Needs to Know, by Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President, Health Policy Institute, American Dental Association
• Pathways to Leadership, by Dr. Maria Maranga, Council on Membership and graduate of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership, American Dental Association.
• Writing Compelling Resolutions, by Glen Hall, D.D.S., CP, Speaker of the ADA House of Delegates

The ADA Leadership Institute will be updated frequently. Please let us know your thoughts on additional topics to be covered, new learning formats, speakers to consider, or other guidance. Your feedback will help guide the expansion of this resource and other improvements in ADA services. Click on Ask ADA to offer your comments and suggestions.

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