Examines health services management from the strategic management and planning perspectives. Factors from the internal and external environments which impact contemporary health services management will be critically examined. Pertinent health issues from these environments will be used to exemplify the principles of strategic management and planning.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically evaluate the concept of strategic management and the use of a strategic management model||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||analyse and evaluate the impact of the external environment on health services and their management||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||analyse and evaluate the impact of the internal environment on health services and their management||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||incorporate the principles of justice and equity into planning and management of health services||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|5||identify strategic issues in health care and formulate and implement strategic management plans in relation to them||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||apply strategic management principles to the management of health services and consider their impact||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||analyse and evaluate the process of change in health service management.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
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Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours (12 weeks)|
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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