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Managing in a Health Care Environment

Postgraduate | MUR-SHP612 | 2024

Understand what it takes to manage in diverse situations or improve your management skills. Consider the unique challenges of health leadership. Learn concepts in change management, motivation, conflict and human resources.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
15 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Managing in a Health Care Environment

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject students should be able to:

    1. discuss management theory, the roles and functions of managers, and core competencies for effective managers in a health care context
    2. analyse and describe organisational behaviour, and the role of the manager in managing motivation, change, and conflict in the health care environment
    3. analyse and explain the relationship between management and consumer and community engagement, managing human resources, and the relationship with organisational outcomes
    4. evaluate the role and function of management in managing organisational stress, information management and project management
    5. apply management theory and current research in practice, and critically reflect upon practice to improve skills and performance.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MUR-HCM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Care Management


Enrolment in a Graduate degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Health Care Management

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