HEALTH MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS

CPH5HSO

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject China Health Program students examine the strategic decisions, actions and leadership that determine the success of health service organisations. To achieve this, students will focus on the health care system and organisations from the strategic planning and management viewpoint, as well as covering marketing fundamentals and key components of operations management and research essential for decision analysis. Major issues and trends with an impact on the strategic and operations management of health services organisations will be discussed. This subject is designed for the student to use much of the material previously covered in other subjects, as well as healthcare management experience, to further develop the skills to deal with real life strategic and operational situations. Practical health services management problems relating to strategic planning and management, marketing and operations management are addressed through group projects and exercises.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Readings

Improve your competitive strategy

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Resource RequirementPrereading

AuthorZuckerman, D

Year2002

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PublisherHEALTH ADMINISTRATION PRESS

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The strategic health care manager

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AuthorStevens, G

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PublisherJOSSEY BASS

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Principles of service marketing

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AuthorPalmer, A

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PublisherMCGRAW HILL

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse elements of strategic planning and their transformation in operational management.
02. Critically review the basic components of marketing pertaining to health systems.
03. Reflect critically and communicate effectively about strategic planning and operational management using different modes and media.
04. Synthesise complex problems and concepts used to measure operational performance (without sole reliance on financial measures).

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Start date between: and    Key dates

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Offered offshore at Harbin Medical University"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2 hour exam (2,000-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,500-word case studyN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block mode at Bundoora and China."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2 hour exam (2,000-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,500-word case studyN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4