Fall 2020 Orientation Schedule

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Evening Check-in to the Reserved Hotel (highly recommended, but optional)

Friday, August 7, 2020

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Overall Executive Program Overview

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Meet the Dean / Distinguished Professor - Watson School

9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Overview of the Health Systems Orientation Weekend; Student Introductions, and other housekeeping activities 

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Financial Aid

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Library Resources

10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Student Responsibility, SSIE Proposed Course of Study, Confirming Enrollment, Degree Completion, etc.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. PC Activities

  • Bmail Accounts, VMware View Client
  • SSL, Bingview, Mounting H Drive
  • FTP, Java upgrades, ITS Status Page
  • HelpDesk contact info, MSDNAA - Downloading BU Software      

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Virtual Office Hours (Collaborate Tool)

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Curriculum Review - Faculty, Course Descriptions, Books

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. UHS Presentation - Performance Improvement, Operational Excellence, and Innovation

5:00 p.m. Dinner 

Saturday, August 8, 2020

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Review of Friday

8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Healthcare Systems Engineering & Operations Management I

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 - 12:00 p.m. Healthcare Systems Engineering & Operations Management II

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch 

1:00 - 2:45 p.m. Healthcare Systems Engineering & Operations Management III

2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Graduate Assistant Study Support

  • Introduction to MyCourses (previously  Blackboard)
  • BU Brain Information
  • Virtual Office Hours / WebEx Communication Tools

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Potential Healthcare Careers and Opportunities for the Future - Special Alumni Presentation

5:00 p.m. Dinner  

Sunday, August 9, 2020

8:30 - 10:45 a.m. Healthcare Documentary Review and Discussion

10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Closing Healthcare Orientation Topics:

  • Assignment Review
  • Termination Project Discussion
  • Housekeeping / Q&A

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch / Departure