Health Care Management
Gain the knowledge and confidence required to manage Health Care Professionals!
The health care landscape is constantly evolving, and Health Care Managers must be analytical, excellent problem solvers, and create a professional, safe, and profitable workplace.
Designed as an enhancement to a current managerial position or as an introduction to the responsibilities associated with managing professionals within the Health Care field, this series of courses explores leadership, decision making, ethics, health care policy, the legal landscape in Canadian Health Care and more.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.
Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Health and Nursing.
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Completion Requirement: 5 Courses
Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information.
|Course Number||Course Name||Course Description|
|MGMT10145||Leadership in Health Care Administration||Introduces the theories and practices of effective health care leadership. Apply theory and research skills to explore and resolve organizational challenges and support strategic goals. Explore the impact of leadership on decision-making, ethics, human relations, and organizational culture. 45 hours.|
|HLTH10239||Health Care Policy||Provides an overview of the current federal and provincial policy impacting the operation and service delivery of health care in Ontario. Become familiar with the internal and external factors impacting policy decision-making and implementation. 45 hours.|
|HLTH10237||Law and Health Care Administration||Introduces the current legal landscape in Canadian Health Care with emphasis on Ontario. Explore the impact of legal decisions on the provision of service delivery, labour relations, policy, and other managerial functions. Understand the role of institutional governance, accreditation, and risk management in health care. 45 hours.|
Select 2 from the next 5 courses
|HLTH10241||Financial Practices for Health Care Organizations||Develop the basic financial skills required in a healthcare organization. Use analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems typical in health care. Focus on financial decision making in order to effectively manage organizational resources and implement strategic decisions. 42 hours.|
|HLTH10251||Health Care Planning||Understand the process of critical thinking and decision making and apply
these skills to solve management and leadership problems in health care. Use
quantitative and qualitative data to support decision making. Practice managerial
and leaderships skills that support effective problem solving. 45 hours.
|HMNS10138||Management of Human Resources in Health Care||Develop the necessary skills to manage staff, create a positive organizational
culture and lead within a unionized workplace. Provides an overview of the Human Resources areas that most significantly impact a health care administrator, such as health and safety, training and development, and labour relations. 45 hours.
|HLTH10238||Health Care Operations||Explore the impact of managerial decision-making on operational effectiveness. Learn typical challenges faced by line managers including operational planning, quality management and process redesign. Become familiar with the environmental factors that affect health care operations and determine the impact on organizational resources. Critical thinking and decision making processes are examined and applied to management and leadership problems in health care. 45 hours.|
|HSCI10211||Hospital Procedures||Provides a fundamental understanding of the hospital environment and the health care system. Theory and practice of the “nursing unit clerk” responsibilities and duties concerning the patient’s chart and transcription of physician’s orders. Personal and professional skills, confidentiality in the workplace and the “Protection of Personal Health Information Act” are also examined. 45 hours.|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||
(Sep to Dec)
|MGMT10145||Leadership in Health Care Administration||OntarioLearn|
|HLTH10239||Health Care Policy|
|HLTH10237||Law and Health Care Administration|
|HLTH10241||Financial Practices for Health Care Organizations|
|HLTH10251||Health Care Planning|
|HMNS10138||Management of Human Resources in Health Care|
|HLTH10238||Health Care Operations|
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