Leadership In Health Care

    Course details

    • Code: HLTH.8001
    • Fee: $793*
    • Level: 8
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Health Studies, Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Master of Management;

Course Aim

Students will investigate leadership in the health care sector from theoretical, historical and functional perspectives with a view to enhancing their understanding of the impact of leadership ability. Students will identify and synthesize personal leadership understandings and skills. The utility of research to support leadership in the health care sector is evaluated.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. survey historical views and theories of health care leadership within a New Zealand context;
  2. evaluate a range of leadership theories, models and approaches;
  3. critically analyse the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required by effective leaders within the health care sector
  4. appraise the use of specific tools that may be used to support leaders to be effective in their role;
  5. identify and examine a range of challenges that may be faced by health leaders.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017