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Explore how leadership can influence strategic outcomes in healthcare organisations in this free online healthcare management course from the University of Warwick.
This course would appeal to anyone with an interest in healthcare improvement. You do not have to work in healthcare, merely have an interest in how innovation can be encouraged in the sector.
If you have experience of healthcare (either as a professional or as a service user) you will have the opportunity to share your own knowledge with others as the course progresses.
- The nature and origins of healthcare improvement and the challenge of change
- The organisational context of healthcare improvement
- The critical importance of leadership for implementing healthcare improvement
- Quality improvement tools and techniques and their implementation
- The role of clinical networks in supporting healthcare improvement
- Patient involvement in healthcare improvement
After a career in health care, as a doctor, Director of Public Health and Chief Executive I now teach at Warwick Business School. I focus on management and leadership, quality improvement and patient
The University of Warwick ((/ˈwɒrɪk/)) is a public research university in Coventry, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education. Warwick Business School was established in 1967 and Warwick Medical School was opened in 2000. Warwick merged with Coventry College of Education in 1979 and Horticulture Research International in 2004.
FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.
It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.