Basic Course on Management for Middle Level Health Professionals

December 4-6, 2019

Course Description

This short course provides an overview of the whole continuum of management with emphasis on the contextual application to health service delivery. It is intended to provide middle-level health care professionals basic knowledge on leadership and strategic management, change and risk management, and human resource management. It will use the six building block approach of the World Health Organization in discussing key healthcare management topics. Their competencies will be enhanced through the different practical workshops particularly in case analysis, problem identification, decision-making and prioritization, project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Course Objective
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. discuss the functions/principles of management;
  2. get an overview of the various organizational theories and their relevance to present day management;
  3. discuss the program/project management process and the application of the different functions of management through theory and workshops (practicum);
  4. analyze the different steps in program /project plan and be able to formulate one based on case/back-home situation;
  5. understand the resource management concepts and their relevance to health care organizations; and develop a monitoring and evaluation plan.