Managing Health Care Organisations

Managing Health Care Organisations

11 weeks
January - March
Tuesday 2.30-4.30pm.

What is it about?

The course provides an introductory overview of management and organisation theory concentrating on aspects, which have particular relevance to the public health services and organisations. Sessions cover aspects such as strategic decision making, stakeholder management and new service development with an emphasis on identifying models and theories which can usefully be applied in students' work environment.

Who is it for?

The course will be of interest to those with management responsibilities at present, or with an interest in understanding how organisations are managed at a senior level and with aspirations for senior management responsibilities in the future.

Why should you undertake it?

The course will provide an opportunity to discover new ways of understanding organisations and their organisation's external context. It will encourage critical appraisal of students' own experience of managing and being managed, developing reflective skills and peer learning