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 organizations aims regarding service quality, as well as resource utilization. hrough the program, the participants gain a good understanding of the development of the "patient's health service" and how collaboration with users, relatives, the local community, volunteers and the business community, etc. can strengthen the health and care service.

Course content

The program consists of six modules with different main themes:
Module 1: Leadership and development of services in health and care.
Module 2: Competence development, mastery and continuous improvement
Module 3: Organising, digitalisation and collaboration
Module 4: Innovation and service design
Module 5: Management, patient safety and quality
Module 6: Health economics, control and improvement




This is an excerpt from the complete course description for the course. If you are an active student at BI, you can find the complete course descriptions with information on eg. learning goals, learning process, curriculum and exam at portal.bi.no. We reserve the right to make changes to this description.