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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 5198

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
169851

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop and enhance student understanding and skills relating to the development of strategy as it relates to the organisation and also beyond the organisation, and the role of strategy in planning and change in health and aged care sector organisations

Course content

  • Strategy, policy and strategic plans
  • Tools used in developing strategy
  • Communication requirements when formulating strategy and strategic plans
  • Systems and complexity in the health and aged care sectors.
  • Managing strategy
  • Strategy development, strategic plans and the role of clinical governance
  • Leadership and strategy
  • Evidence-based strategy
  • Implementation, monitoring and evaluation strategy and strategic plans

Textbook(s)

Ginter, P. M., Duncan, W. J., & Swayne, L. E. 2018, The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations, John Wiley & Sons

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 3 hours x weekly
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (Discussion) 1 hour x weekly

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Group presentation - 20% 15 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 30% -
Report 3000 words 50% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Group presentation - 20% 15 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 30% -
Report 3000 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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