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Coventry University

Master of Business Administration (Health Care Sector)

Coventry University via FutureLearn

Overview

Leadership and management of health and social care services in hospitals and related facilities is changing rapidly with governments, funding bodies and insurance companies demanding greater accountability and efficiency. The complex patient journey creates unique challenges for managers of health and social care services.

This degree aims to address those challenges and prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders, managers and entrepreneurs to think creatively in delivering health and social care services and responding to future demands.

Syllabus

A student who successfully completes the degree will have achieved the following learning outcomes.

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the social, political, economic and environmental impact of an enterprise and the need to develop ethical and responsible management practices.
  • Act in a culturally sensitive manner towards all of an enterprise’s stakeholders through having an understanding of the interconnected global nature of business.
  • Demonstrate reflective practice for the development, and achievement, of personal career goals.
  • Critically assess the basis of an enterprise’s value creating activities and the impact of the external environment on value creation.
  • Critically assess the manager’s role in ensuring that an enterprise creates sustainable value in the context of dynamic internal and external environments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think strategically and explore potential solutions to complex and ambiguous problems.
  • Explore, critically evaluate and apply a range of sector/role specific models and concepts within a practice setting.
  • Formulate potential solutions to complex and ambiguous problems whilst acknowledging the risks and evaluating potential outcomes.
  • Initiate and lead a sector/role specific change management project.

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