Healthcare providers and organizations have therefore evolved into complex institutions to keep on track with these continues changes. These complex institutions therefore function to meet the needs and expectations of patients through efficient management of healthcare resources, doctors and other affiliated professionals. This course therefore introduces contemporary issues in healthcare systems and provides you with a theoretical background and understanding of the functioning of the relevant health institutions as well as the challenges in the management of healthcare providers.
This module aims to provide an understanding of the political, social and economic aspects of health management, as well as the complexities involved in the Health Service Administration. They will also be able to analyze marketing significance in managing health services and develop skills in innovation management.
The course consists of one multiple choice quiz carrying a weight of 100% towards the final course grade. In order to successfully complete the course and obtain your certificate you need to achieve an overall grafe of 50% or above at the quiz.
Week 1: The concept of Management and its Operation
Week 2: Analysis of Strategic Planning in the Health Sector, External and Internal Environment of a Healthcare Facility
Week 3: Understanding of features of scientific schools of management and leadership theories
Week 4: Basic Human Resource Planning & Management Issues in healthcare organisations & health systems; Contemporary issues of work behaviour within the organizational framework
A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course.