Explore the role of the leader in setting the context for service delivery in the health sector. Our short course, which you can complete in one trimester, will explore the management of change and the importance of 'learning organisations'.
Health and social care organisations are continually striving to improve themselves and attain excellence against a backdrop of relentless change.
Being able to thrive during times of rapid and turbulent change is a pre-requisite for organisational survival. Likewise, the ability to adopt change rather than merely adapt to it is one of the major hallmarks of a 'learning organisation'. Organisational learning becomes the mechanism by which organisational competencies can keep pace with national, local or international challenges.
Change is inevitable, and it's readily accepted that to remain the same increases organisational risk. Applying change management strategies to complex and high-challenge organisations can be a difficult task – yet it's essential in today's pursuit of organisational efficiencies. Our continuing professional development course is well-suited to healthcare professionals with a strong interest in management and leadership.
The course is aimed at health sector managers with either a clinical or non-clinical background who have experience of care in acute, primary or voluntary sectors.
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The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014, is founded on the strong international reputation of our flagship Postgraduate Medical Institute. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across two departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
Tel: 01245 686868
Applicants should normally have a good first degree or equivalent and be currently working in, or have recently worked in, the area of management and leadership. You do not necessarily need a professional qualification for access to the course, but do need to meet the above criteria and demonstrate a strong interest in management and leadership.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
Short course continuing professional development (2 days)
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