MAN 5118 Healthcare Management

MAN 5118 Healthcare Management

Course code: 
MAN 5118
Department: 
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Credits: 
30
Course coordinator: 
Thomas Hoholm
Product category: 
Executive
Portfolio: 
Master of Management
Semester: 
2018 Autumn
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
Associate course
Course codes for multi- or associated courses.
MAN 5119 - første semester
MAN 5120 - andre semester
Introduction

This healthcare management program aims for educating primary healthcare leaders to become action oriented and competent in handling the needs for change and innovation in the sector. The students are supposed to develop their competence in managing and leading in settings characterized by tensions between professional knowledge, available resources, and politics. Furthermore, students are supposed to develop their capacity to practice leadership and governance, in order to achieve the organization’s aims regarding service quality, as well as resource utilization.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

The students are expected to become familiar with research-based knowledge on central theories and models for leadership, management, organization, change and innovation, with a particular focus on leading and managing within the primary healthcare services.
In addition, the students are expected to learn about:
-the relationships between organizing and user-, relationship-, and goal-oriented leadership.
-tools and methods for analyzing and managing competence.
-the primary healthcare services’ framework conditions, and how they influence management.
-the interplay between economic management and work to improve quality, efficiency, change, and innovation within the healthcare services.
 

Learning outcomes - Skills

The students are expected to:
-learn to recognize leadership and management related challenges, and utilize relevant perspectives, models and tools for identifying, developing and using the available room for action.
-develop ability to initiate and manage innovation and change oriented activities at different levels.
-learn how to facilitate workplace learning.
-strengthen their abilities in interaction oriented management; to communicate and mobilize resources across service providers, voluntary organizations, users and their relatives, and specialist healthcare.
 

Learning Outcome - Reflection

The students are expected to become able to:
-reflect critically on their own leadership and management skills.
-reflect on the relationships between value based and relationship oriented leadership, and motivation, job satisfaction, and efficiency.
-challenge and stimulate a professional system, based on user orientation.
-discuss and balance the relationships between loyalty and mandate on the one hand, and room for action and local challenges on the other.
-reflect on their own way of managing, related to organization, professional knowledge, ethical and legal concerns, and the users’ needs.

Course content

The program consists of six modules with different main themes:
-Leadership and interaction in knowledge-based organizations.
-Organization culture and group dynamics in primary healthcare organizations.
-Managing innovation and change.
-Strategic management and development of competence.
-Economy and management: governance in healthcare service organizations.
-Healthcare law, internal control, and ethics.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Additional information

Kurset sperrer mot MAN 3068/3069/3070/3071 Organisasjon og ledelse i kommunale helse – og sosialtjenester.

Qualifications

Bachelor degree, corresponding to 180 credits from an accredited university, university college or similar educational institution
The applicant must be at least 25 years of age
At least four years of work experience. For applicants who have already completed a master’s degree, three years of work experience are required.

Required prerequisite knowledge

Bachelor degree or equivalent and 4 years of work experience. Please consult our student regulations.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
MAN 51181
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
60No2 Semester(s)Group/Individual ( 1 - 3) The students are evaluated through a term paper, counting 60% of the total grade and a 72 hours individual home exam counting 40%. The term paper may be written individually or in groups of maximum three persons. All evaluations must be passed to obtain a certificate for the programme.

The term paper is included in the degree’s independent work of degree, cf national regulation on requirements for master’s degree, equivalent to 18 ECTS credits per. programme. For the Executive Master of Management degree, the independent work of degree represents the sum of term papers from three programmes.
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
MAN 51182
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
40No72 Hour(s)Individual The students are evaluated through a term paper, counting 60% of the total grade and a 72 hours individual home exam counting 40%. The term paper may be written individually or in groups of maximum three persons. All evaluations must be passed to obtain a certificate for the programme.

The term paper is included in the degree’s independent work of degree, cf national regulation on requirements for master’s degree, equivalent to 18 ECTS credits per. programme. For the Executive Master of Management degree, the independent work of degree represents the sum of term papers from three programmes.
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:60
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Group/Individual (1-3)
Duration:2 Semester(s)
Comment: The students are evaluated through a term paper, counting 60% of the total grade and a 72 hours individual home exam counting 40%. The term paper may be written individually or in groups of maximum three persons. All evaluations must be passed to obtain a certificate for the programme.

The term paper is included in the degree’s independent work of degree, cf national regulation on requirements for master’s degree, equivalent to 18 ECTS credits per. programme. For the Executive Master of Management degree, the independent work of degree represents the sum of term papers from three programmes.
Exam code: MAN 51181
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:40
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Individual
Duration:72 Hour(s)
Comment: The students are evaluated through a term paper, counting 60% of the total grade and a 72 hours individual home exam counting 40%. The term paper may be written individually or in groups of maximum three persons. All evaluations must be passed to obtain a certificate for the programme.

The term paper is included in the degree’s independent work of degree, cf national regulation on requirements for master’s degree, equivalent to 18 ECTS credits per. programme. For the Executive Master of Management degree, the independent work of degree represents the sum of term papers from three programmes.
Exam code: MAN 51182
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Course codeCredit reduction
MAN 3160/3161/3162/3163100
Credit reductions:
Course code:MAN 3160/3161/3162/3163
Credit reduction:100