Excerpt from course description

Healthcare Management


This healthcare management program aims for educating primary healthcare leaders to become action oriented and competent in handling the needs for change and innovation in the sector. The students are supposed to develop their competence in managing and leading in settings characterized by tensions between professional knowledge, available resources, and politics. Furthermore, students are supposed to develop their capacity to practice leadership and governance, in order to achieve the organization’s aims regarding service quality, as well as resource utilization.

Course content

The program consists of six modules with different main themes:
-Leadership and interaction in knowledge-based organizations.
-Organization culture and group dynamics in primary healthcare organizations.
-Managing innovation and change.
-Strategic management and development of competence.
-Economy and management: governance in healthcare service organizations.
-Healthcare law, internal control, and ethics.


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