The Healthcare Administration Postgraduate Certificate will introduce learners to management and leadership frameworks, theories and case studies specific to healthcare organizations. It will also prepare students with the skills to manage the complex issues inherent in healthcare systems and lead in the public health sector.
Learners will examine a variety of evidence-based methods to advocate for patients, families, and communities, as well as within healthcare organizations. They will also explore financial management techniques used to prepare budgets, develop financial forecasts, assess investment alternatives, and leverage capital structures all within the context of healthcare organizations and explore the healthcare system economic environment by taking on managerial roles, through the following courses:
- NZ Business Environment
- Framing, Measuring and Improving the Quality and Safety of Healthcare
- Healthcare Organization and Delivery Models
- Health Informatics and Technology in Decision Making
- Healthcare Finance, Economics and Risk
- Health Law, Policy, and Advocacy
- Vulnerable Populations
- Organizational Culture and Change in Healthcare
- Strategic Leadership in Healthcare
- Programme Case(s): Exam and or Project
Individual courses are also available to complete for standalone certificates of achievement.