6 Credits (ECTS)
Project Management for Healthcare
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Besides having excellent Leadership skills and good Communication skills, a good manager must also have good Project Management skills. Project Management is a good tool to effect change in a
productive and effective manner. ICT provides a number of useful tools and software which assists managers to track projects, schedule and communicate deadlines. Additionally, a successful project
manager needs to know the industry (in this case private and public Healthcare), carry out budgeting and cost management, communicate effectively with his/her own team as well as plan well to close the project successfully.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:
- a Level 6 degree in a related field;
- a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.
Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to the healthcare industry and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the sector.
The programme is mainly targeted at:
- nurses and midwives;
- nursing managers;
- ward managers;
- clinic/department managers;
- social workers;
- professionals allied to medicine, such as paramedics;
- staff within the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries;
- general managers without clinical qualifications.
The programme aims to prepare you for senior posts such as that of chief executive officer, managing director or head of department of any healthcare entity such as a hospital, clinic or ward, amongst others.
How you’ll be assessed
You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which will vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete coursework and exams, as well as presentations and reports.