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Unit of Study PBHL5014 Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care (2023)

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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:

identify the concept of strategic direction of health, social and community care services

locate and analyse the internal and external factors in shaping the strategic direction of health, social and community services

plan, implement and evaluate a strategic management framework within health, social and community services

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning (6 weeks)
Discussion board10%
Critical review30%
Implementation framework60%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • This book is available as an e-Book: Ginter, PM, Duncan, WJ & Swayne, LE, 2018, The strategic management of health care organizations, 8th edn, John Wiley & Sons.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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