Masters in Health Services Management and Planning

Category: Management in HPSR,
Institution:Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Country: Ghana
Region: Africa
Language: English
Audience: Practicing Researchers,


Learning objectives

Ability to apply key principles and theory to analyze organizational performance, decision making and planning in the health environment to strengthen health services provision, management and performance

Major topics covered

Overall goal of the programme is to develop participants' skills in planning and evaluating health services, understanding health needs, managing people, resources, systems and processes within health services to meet the changing needs of communities, clinicians, governments and organizations. Topics: Introduction to Health Services Management; Healthcare Quality Management; Organizational Management and Behavior; Research Methods in Health; Introduction to Complex Health Systems; Professionalism and Ethics in Healthcare Management; Human Resources Management for Health; Health Promotion Theory: Issues in Public Health, Strategic Planning in Health, etc.

Teaching formats

Classroom lectures, case studies, workplace experience and learning, small group discussions, problem-based sets, simulations

Course materials:

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