Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Leadership in nursing and midwifery is required everywhere and is not confined to board rooms.

This course scrutinises different types of leadership and whether the nomenclature of leadership and management is interchangeable or two different skillsets.

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Overview

LocationOnline
Registrations closeEarly bird11.55 pm Sunday 31 January 2021
Standard11.55 pm Sunday 14 February 2021
Date/s1 March – 23 May, 2021
Duration12 weeks
Prerequisite/sCurrent certificate with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in nursing or allied health or an international equivalent. See below for extra requirements.
Certification58 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Fee/sEarly bird$2,200.00 GST exempt
Standard$2,400.00 GST exempt

This course scrutinises different types of leadership and whether the nomenclature of leadership and management is interchangeable or two different skillsets. Students will have an opportunity to analyse and appraise failures of leadership and management of global importance as well as absorbing a plethora of content including performance management, leadership development of others, organisational culture and change management.

Each course is equivalent to 15-credit points at the postgraduate level (AQF levels 8/9). Completion of the course in this format will enable you to apply for advanced standing into postgraduate studies in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University.

Course content

  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership
  • Organisational Performance
  • Contextual Leadership and Management skills
  • Leadership Development plans
  • Personal to Organisational Leadership development
  • Developing Leadership within the larger Healthcare community
  • Managing and Implementing Change

Assessments

There are a two assessment tasks in this course:

  • Written assessment
  • Online quiz

Extra requirements

  1. Broadband internet access and an active email address that can be accessed at home during study periods.
  2. Students must have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. Word or other word processing software)

Further information

Contact La Trobe Executive and Professional Education:

E: executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au

T: 1300 135 045

Registration

This program is subject to minimum enrolment numbers. A refund will be provided if the program is cancelled.