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TM5513 - Public Health Management, Leadership, Planning and Policy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject introduces the concept of public health management and the importance of connecting public health and health management for effective resource management and the improvement of health outcomes. The subject introduces management theory, public health policy making, planning and managing public health projects, the roles of advocacy and leadership as they pertain to public health. Topics include: health system and system thinking, management and leadership in all levels, policy formulation and evaluation, project planning and management, advocacy, public health workforce and workforce development, and project planning and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise the important attributes of leadership;
  • appraise the basic principles of management theory and management processes;
  • critique, appraise and assemble public health policy and policy formulation;
  • formulate strategies in implementation of policy;
  • plan and manage public health programs.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 2 - (50%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Submit all assessment tasks. Achieve a combined overall percentage of 50% or more on the submitted assessments; Effectively respond to 4 of the 6 discussion boards during the subject period


Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 8, Mixed attendance
Census Date 11-Aug-2022
Face to face teaching (TBC)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Study Period 8, Mixed attendance
Census Date 11-Aug-2022
Face to face teaching (TBC)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Study Period 8, External
Census Date 11-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.