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TM5513 - Public Health Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

This subject introduces management theory and skills as they pertain to public health. Topics include: people management, strategic and operational leadership, managing in teams, change management, project management, risk analysis and management, quality improvement, management in various settings - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and developing countries. Team work and conflict management will be improved through experiential learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the basic principles of management theory;
  • use management techniques in health care settings;
  • work more effectively as a member of a team;
  • understand the important attributes of leadership.


Townsville, Block, Study Period 6
Census Date 26-Jun-2014
Non-standard start/end 03-Jun-2013 to 02-Aug-2013
Face to face teaching 02-Jun-2014 to 13-Jun-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin, <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 60 hours lectures
Assessment: quizzes or tests (15%); presentations (30%); case studies (15%); assignments (40%).

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.