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Unit description

Examines healthcare leadership from the strategic management and planning perspective. Factors from the internal and external environments which impact contemporary health services are critically explored. Pertinent health, social and community care issues from these environments are used to exemplify the principles of strategic leadership and planning.

Unit content

  • Strategic leadership in practice
  • Strategic leadership processes in health, social and community services
  • Environmental factors influencing strategic planning of the health, social and community care services
  • Strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation in health, social and community services

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1identify the concept of strategic direction of health, social and community care services
2locate and analyse the internal and external factors in shaping the strategic direction of health, social and community services
3plan, implement and evaluate a strategic management framework within health, social and community services

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the concept of strategic direction of health, social and community care services
  2. locate and analyse the internal and external factors in shaping the strategic direction of health, social and community services
  3. plan, implement and evaluate a strategic management framework within health, social and community services

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

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Fee information

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