This course is designed to help a wide range of healthcare professionals develop their management skills. It attracts people from many areas, including primary care, acute care and the private sector. Many have clinical backgrounds, some are career healthcare managers, others work in specialist support services.
Students will be given a comprehensive overview of management and its applications in healthcare services - thereby developing a rigorous and structured approach to day-to-day management and planning, and to decision making on major new inititatives.
The course draws on management developments made in both the UK and overseas. The broad approach embraces:
* the strategic analysis of organisations and issues
* people management techniques
* leadership and personal development
* change initiation management
About the Health Management Programme
Health care managers and planners are facing new challenges worldwide. Local and national health economies are changing fast in response to competitive forces.
Successful health care organisations will need new approaches to management. More than leaders, new managers will be strategic, pragmatic and resourceful in making the best use of finite resources, confident in their abilities to plan and deliver to tight timescales and make the necessary changes to keep ahead and make the most of new opportunities and partnerships.
Clinicians increasingly need management skills to keep up with their demanding roles. To be effective clinically requires more than the traditional clinical skills and knowledge base. Strategic planning, leadership and change management are becoming the new currency for today’s clinicians.
City University, London offers a wide range of specialist health management masters degrees for clinicians seeking to match their clinical skills with business and management insights, and for health managers wishing to develop strategic insights into health management.
Our Masters in Health Management postgraduate degrees rank amongst the leading programmes in the UK and internationally. Though there is a big difference between City University health management masters and other leading programmes. Our degrees are taught by experts and practitioners in health management who have the knowledge and experience. Everything you learn is applied to health management, and can be used at all levels of health management, whether this is strategic decision making or managing services. This also gives an integrated curriculum and a better learning experience in making connections between the parts and the whole.
There are three different Masters in Health Management postgraduate degrees, designed for the range of management needs whether clinicians and allied health professions, service managers and clinical directors, strategic planners and commissioners. These draw on the latest UK and international developments in health management. The broad approach encompasses strategic analysis of organisations and issues, planning, leadership and change management and more.
These include the Executive Management MHM, the Strategic Management and Planning MHM and the Evidence-based Management MHM. Each programme from its own unique perspective provides a comprehensive overview of management and its application in healthcare services – thereby developing a rigorous and structured approach to day-to-day management and planning, and to decision making on major new initiatives whichever route is chosen.