Explore the relationship between leadership, strategy and planning, along with health workforce development and organisational outcomes. Sharpen your current skills in leading, or step up to the challenge.
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28 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
This research-based university in Perth has a strong interdisciplinary focus and a reputation for outstanding teaching and ground-breaking research. With more than 22,000 students and 2,000 staff from over 90 countries, and campuses in Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch embraces free thinking, shared ideas and knowledge to make a difference, and Open Universities Australia is certainly part of that.
This subject introduces students to leadership in diverse health care environments. It explores the complexities and challenges of strategic leadership and examines theoretical and contemporary evidence-based practice perspectives within the context of the Australian Health Care System and current research. The relationships between leadership, strategic planning, health workforce development and organisational outcomes are discussed. This subject is suitable for health professionals working in leadership and management roles, and those aspiring to do so.
Assessment in this subject provides opportunities for students to demonstrate knowledge and understanding, analysis and evaluation skills, critical reflection and application of theoretical concepts to practice. Additionally, these assessments allow students to further develop with academic and professional communication skills. Detailed feedback is provided for all assessments (except the Quiz) to facilitate student learning and achievement of unit learning outcomes.