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Strategic Health Leadership and Management (SWM519)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: W-internal
Description This unit is designed to provide students with knowledge on leadership and managerial approaches pertaining to health care organisations. The overall objective is, through the use of case studies, to introduce students to theoretical and practical issues in healthcare leadership and management in Australian and global health industries, as well as in developing appropriate competencies to work effectively in health organisations. The unit aims at developing essential strategic health leadership for effective management of health services and projects.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars: 6 hours per week over four weeks.
Assessment For this Unit three assessments are foreseen:
1. Group Case Study Policy Analysis (CS/P A) 40%
2. Presentation on CS/P A 30%
3. Article critiques 30%
Dr. Paolucci is available to provide guidance and feedback on appointment basis or before/after class.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level award.
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