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What we provide

The group designs and provides training and short courses to health professionals, managers and leaders from various health sectors informed by competency gaps of the health service management workforce. The group also assess competency gaps and management development needs of managers in healthcare organisations and design training and courses tailor to the needs of the organisations.

Training is provided in the following models:

Six-week Overview Training Block

Purposes:

  • To introduce participants to specific management concepts and tools;
  • To enable participants in the application of management concepts and tools in real practice

Who are these for?

  • New comers in health service management
  • Health managers who want to develop competency in targeted areas

Eight-week Guided Coaching Block

Purposes:

To improve participants’ capacity in solving real life management challenges and problems in a small group environment

Who are these for?

Health service managers who would like guidance in developing evidence-based solutions to management issues

Eight-week In-depth Training Block

Purposes:

  • To explore the Six-week Overview Training Block topics to greater depth;
  • To improve participants’ competence and confidence in management practices

Who are these for?

Health service managements with good understanding of management concepts but lack in-depth understanding of translating them into real life practises

Management competency assessment

Purposes:

To provide evidence to guide formulation of strategies in developing management competency and improving management effectiveness of managers using the validated MCAP Tool1,2,3

Who are these for?

Individual manager; Healthcare organisation

Other services upon request

  • One-to-one coaching sessions
  • Tailored face-to-face education or online training sessions for organisations.
  • General consultancy including conducting health service research and writing publications etc.