Health management courses

Lead staff and services through changes in healthcare

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Introduction to Health management

With a qualification in health management comes the confidence to innovate and take the lead. Health management professionals make ethical decisions in the best interests of patients, staff, and their organisation. A current qualification is your ticket to remaining relevant in healthcare today, and a blueprint to lead healthcare staff and services into tomorrow.
Brenda studied health industry management with Curtin University through Open Universities Australia

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What does a health management course cover?

While subjects vary between courses, most cover business topics and the health system.

Learn to take the lead in healthcare with exceptional administration and management skills. Master contemporary professional management practices including mentoring, clear communication, delegation, leading by example, and consistent and transparent actions. Sharpen your financial management skills. Consider human factors, hire the right people, and retain them.

With expert guidance from experienced academics, you’ll deepen your knowledge of the health system. Explore theory, practice, and the latest thinking in health management. Deep dive into the workings of healthcare workplaces. Learn and engage in the principles of health service management. Envision future directions of health services.

Health management course highlights

  • Hear insights from industry experts and academics.
  • Engage with local and national leaders in the field.
  • Gain interdisciplinary experience through cohort networking.

Health management course specialisations

  • Improve both quality and safety in patient care and facilities.
  • Apply research outcomes to your own work settings or policy environment.
  • Explore sector specific specialisations including aged care and nursing.

Health management careers

Through Open Universities Australia, you can apply your practical studies with leading Australian universities to a range of healthcare environments. Gain entry to, or progress your career in health services management, humanitarian organisations, social welfare management, and public and private hospital and community settings.

In general, health management courses appeal to:

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