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MH928 - Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations

  • Module code: MH928
  • Module name: Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module will introduce students to core management concepts and their translation and application to a health services context.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Discuss critically the key concepts of Power, Culture and Motivation. Demonstrate knowledge of Emotional Intelligence – demonstrate the ability to apply principles learnt in novel situations; Demonstrate an ability to critically analyse the concepts of service concept, design and customer process flows and their link to client quality; Demonstrate understanding of the concepts that underpin the construction of a balance sheet. Understand the principles of business planning and demonstrate the ability to construct a business plan; Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts in systems thinking and clinical systems improvement; Demonstrate knowledge of the Theory of Groups – culture, roles in groups and control.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 Days

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mh928

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH928-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000-word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
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Optional
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 2
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 3
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 4
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 5
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B944) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 6
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 2
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 3
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 4
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 5
  • Masters in Medical Education (B9XD) - Year 6