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Examines health service management from the strategic management and planning perspective. Factors from the internal and external environments which impact contemporary health services are critically explored. Pertinent health issues from these environments are used to exemplify the principles of strategic management and planning.
- Health service management in practice
- Strategic management process in health services
- Environmental factors influencing health care management
- Strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation in health services
- Management of change in health services
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||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||analyse and evaluate the impact of the environmental factors on health services and their management||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||critically analyse and evaluate a range of skills and attributes relevant to being an effective health service manager||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||identify strategic issues in health care and formulate and implement strategic management plans in relation to them||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||apply strategic management principles to the management of health services and consider their impact||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|6||incorporate the principles of justice and equity into planning and management of health services||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
Study Period 1
- Ginter, PM, Duncan, WJ & Swayne, LE, 2018, The strategic management of health care organizations, 8th edn, John Wiley & Sons.
Study Period 5
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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