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Management and Leadership


This course provides participants with basic concepts and principles of health systems, health policy, planning and management. It enables them to analyze the key aspects of health policy in developing health systems and the changing role of governments and ministries of health in health care delivery. It provides the opportunity to understand and critically analyze issues like health system development and reforms, policy change and centralized vs. decentralized health systems. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Distinguish and apply log frames, results and rights-based approaches in developing health plans
  2. Identify key principles of policy development, planning, and management of health resources
  3. Apply management skills and functions according to the principles of organizational management
  4. Recognize and apply Change Management
  5. Demonstrate the skills of teamwork and communication skills
  6. Develop and assess leadership management skills and styles, specifically: delegation, active listening, conflict resolution and time management

Course Outline

  1. Development of health plans, tools and techniques
  2. Health policy and policy brief
  3. Health service delivery
  4. Resource planning and management
  5. Organizational management
  6. Change Management and dealing with uncertainty
  7. Self-awareness and self-assessment for leadership development
  8. Elements of leadership development
  9. Communication styles and skills
  10. Priority setting and time management
  11. Conflict resolution
  12. Teamwork and delegation
  13. Project management
  14. Problem analysis and problem solving

Training delivery methods

  1. In-class method
  2. Online method
  • Duration: 30 Learning Hours

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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion.