This programme is designed to provide you with a unique opportunity for developing and enhancing your clinical leadership skills and reputation for the effective leadership of health care professionals.
Who is the programme for?
This programme is for healthcare professionals, administrative and practitioners who wish to enhance their leadership and management capacities.
The objectives of the programme are to provide you with self confidence and the prerequisite knowledge, skills and attitudes to perform effectively as clinical leaders in health care. It also aims to raise personal, professional and public awareness of the contribution of professional care to improved health outcomes.
What will I learn?
Detailed conceptual knowledge and understanding of different domains of leadership competency and building organizational capacity in a wide variety of healthcare settings.
•Theoretical knowledge of frameworks of leadership development and leading communities of practice
•Knowledge of clinical leadership and originality and reflective practice in leading change in the service
•The application of clinical leadership skills which are at the forefront of informed practice to improve the delivery of services
•Knowledge to diagnose and analyse their personal leadership development needs and styles
•Develop the ability to use frameworks for clinical leadership development in their own organisation
•Formulate responses to well defined current and future problems through shaping strategic and operational change in their particular aspect of the health service
•The ability to deal with complex leadership and management problems including people management issues and make informed judgements about leadership situations in the absence of complete or consistent information
•Expertise in taking a leading position in setting up and working in communities of practice
•Effective collaboration as members and leaders of their respective professions within a multidisciplinary team context
•Execute a programme of action research to investigate work based problems
•The ability to work in teams to achieve results and to clearly identify their professional contribution to outcomes of care
•The learning skills to apply a range of change management frameworks and techniques in bringing about significant organisational change
•Validate personal knowledge of leadership styles
The learning skills to undertake further self directed initiatives in improving practice
How will I benefit?
This programme will be of benefit to those who wish to become better leaders in healthcare organisations. Credit obtained from this programme will readily contribute to an MSc degree for those who wish to pursue that option in the future.