School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Short Courses HM Series 3

Series 3 – General Short Courses for the Future of Work in Health Care
 

Courses in Series 3 have been designed for healthcare professionals, managers and leaders who aim to engage, influence, solve problems and lead others during demanding and uncertain times and into the future of healthcare. These courses are structured around the development of the required skills needed by effective leaders and managers in the health industry.

•   Course 1: Being Human at Work: Emotional Intelligence as a Tool

The course provides insight and approaches for engaging with others through practical applications of emotional intelligence. Through the progression of this course, we explore how our emotions can be applied as one of the critical management strategies to lead others and make decisions in demanding and uncertain times. At the end of this course, participants will reflect on and be equipped with tools and techniques for inspiring others through enhanced self-awareness, resilience, mindfulness and empathy.

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•   Course 2: Organisational Change Management

With an emphasis on the future of health, the course offers tools, insight and approaches around what it means to lead, engage, influence and relate with others in diverse health settings in readiness for planned or unplanned change. At the end of this course, participants will be ready to prepare, facilitate, manage and lead others through organisational change management covering people, process, technology and culture. This course will also explore the integration of change management with your health service strategy and project management to ensure the management of change is conducted in a holistic sustainable manner. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the future of health and the future of work in healthcare and the implications for managing and leading change in individuals, teams, units, projects, health service organisations or health systems at the industry sector level.

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•   Course 3: Workforce Planning and Development

With an emphasis on the future of health, the course offers tools, insight and approaches for workforce planning and development. Throughout this course, participants will reflect on the implications of the future of health and the future of work in healthcare for workforce planning and development. At the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills for preparing their health services towards the future of work in health care through workforce planning and management skills including talent and human capital management.

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•   Course 4: Business Process Re-Engineering

The course offers tools and methods for improving health service performance on key clinical or non-clinical processes that affect the workforce and consumers. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the implications of the future of health and the future of work in healthcare as they redesign core business processes to achieve improvements in workplace productivity, reduce costs and cycle times, and increase care quality. At the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the competencies and capabilities for re-engineering business processes to enhance value, effectiveness, and efficiency in the utilisation of resources in health care organisations.

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•   Course 5: Project Management within Health Care

Project Management within Health Care offers tools and methods for managing clinical or non-clinical projects within health care in Australia. Whether you contribute to projects, manage single or multiple projects or sponsor projects that are agile, or are responsible for a project portfolio or a team of project managers, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge in project planning, team mobilisation, governance, project leadership and budget management, stakeholder communications and engagement, agile project execution and control, risk management, and project closure.

Through the progression of this course, you will reflect on the implications of the future of health as you manage and lead projects through the 21st century. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to think outside the box about project management and how it can be adopted as one of the management tools to deliver value to your health service organisation and consumers.

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