MQF Level 6 Award in Health Management (10 ECTS)

Course Description

This short course introduces students to the principles and guiding methods of
health management. It will allow them to understand how healthcare
organisations operate within an extremely complex environment and require
continuous change. This means that managing in healthcare industries requires
exceptional managerial and leadership skills.

The achievement of this award will contribute towards our B.Sc. in Management (Top-Up) degree.

Competencies:

  • Assist in the successful management teams and the organisation within the healthcare industry;
  • Guide team members under the supervision and directions of the top management within a healthcare organisation;
  • Manage own personal performance with respect to the role and responsibilities;
  • Assist top management in setting SMART goals and objectives;
 

Accredited course

Certificate upon completion

Can be upgraded or combined

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the principles and functions of managerial roles within
    the healthcare industry and its importance for the success in
    the industry.
  • Analyse critically the skills of a good and effective manager
    within healthcare industry
  • Appraise various approaches in organizational structures, their
    functionality and be able to synthesize the advantages and
    disadvantages of such structures in healthcare industry
  • Analyse the importance of effective communication within the healthcare industry critically review its benefits and challenges
    within the healthcare industry

Target Candidates

Individuals/ Junior Executives working in health or social care who are new to health management

Functional managers and team members who are in leadership role in a project

Course Structure

Mode of training

Learners shall be subject to interactive and intellectual discussions with assigned tutor which is an expert within the field of what is being researched. In this particular module learners however are expected to be rather autonomous in conducting, analysing and presenting research with minimal contact hours with supervisor.

Assessment:

100% Assignment based

Entry Requirements

Be in possession of Minimum Level 4 certification from a recognised local or foreign awarding body or A-level standard of education,

MQF Level 5 (60 ECTS) Diploma in Leadership and Management or an Equivalent qualification at MQF Level 5 in a Business and Management related field.

Candidates may be applying for recognition for prior learning (PRL) for up to 50% of the total ECTSs for this programme as per MFHEA’s guidelines.

Have at least 5 years’ experience in a management position. Preference will be given to those applicants who have work experience in the area of study.

Have a good command of oral and written communication in English with a level of proficiency in English equivalent to at least IELTS Level 6.

MQF Level 6 Award in Work Psychology (10 ECTS)

Course Description

This module will focus on individuals and groups in relation to their work. It will look at the contribution psychology can make to achieving ‘best fit’ between people and their jobs, thereby to enhance productivity, satisfaction and well-being at work.

The achievement of this award will contribute towards our B.Sc. in Management (Top-Up) degree.

Competencies:

  1. Apply psychological theory to the workplace and explore the challenges in applying research evidence to support work psychology solutions
  2. Compare and contrast approaches to personnel selection and evaluate the effectiveness of psychological assessment tools in a selection context
  3. Critically reflect on theories of stress at work and associated workplace interventions
  4. Compare and contrast theories of work motivation and discuss their implications for the individual and the work organisation

Accredited course

Certificate upon completion

Can be upgraded or combined

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Apply psychological theory to the workplace
  • Compare and contrast approaches to personnel selection
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of psychological assessment tools in a selection context

Target Candidates

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to understand human behaviour in the workplace. It will help all managers and supervisors as well as those aspiring for a people management position to get an insight into the importance of understanding people elements when it comes to effective management and leadership of individuals and teams.

Course Structure

Mode of training

Learners shall be subject to interactive and intellectual discussions with assigned tutor which is an expert within the field of what is being researched. In this particular module learners however are expected to be rather autonomous in conducting, analysing and presenting research with minimal contact hours with supervisor.

Assessment:

100% Assignment based

Entry Requirements

Be in possession of Minimum Level 4 certification from a recognised local or foreign awarding body or A-level standard of education,

MQF Level 5 (60 ECTS) Diploma in Leadership and Management or an Equivalent qualification at MQF Level 5 in a Business and Management related field.

Candidates may be applying for recognition for prior learning (PRL) for up to 50% of the total ECTSs for this programme as per MFHEA’s guidelines.

Have at least 5 years’ experience in a management position. Preference will be given to those applicants who have work experience in the area of study.

Have a good command of oral and written communication in English with a level of proficiency in English equivalent to at least IELTS Level 6.

MQF Level 6 Award in Corporate Communications (10 ECTS)

Course Description

This course allows learners to understand the importance of communications within organisations. Throughout the module they will be exposed to the benefits of corporate communications, as well as the various techniques and nature of corporate communications strategies. The learners shall be exposed to the required skills and knowledge to be able to work within the department of corporate communications, as well as various tools and techniques which can used to design, develop, implement, and evaluate corporate communication strategies.

The achievement of this award will contribute towards our B.Sc. in Management (Top-Up) degree.

Competencies:

  1. Comply with Communications Strategy in terms of communicating with stakeholders;
  2. Design and implement under supervision of top management, a communications strategy;
  3. Supervise communication strategies and evaluate required changes;
  4. Manage reviewing of communication strategies to keep up with current trends within communications;
  5. Manage social media and other platforms effectively to ensure effective communication with stakeholders;

Accredited course

Certificate upon completion

Can be upgraded or combined

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Assess the relevance of corporate communications in relation to corporate strategy;
  • Identify various channels used by organisations to convey messages to their internal and external audiences;
  • Examine the role of internal and external stakeholders when it comes to communication strategy development as well as overall strategic plan;
  • Examine the effectiveness of a corporate strategy as well as a corporate communication strategy;
  • Critically evaluate the role of a communications strategy in relation to corporate strategy;
  • Critically outline the use of keeping up good relationships with customers through the use of communications;
  • Examine the ways in which communications can affect the overall brand and image of an organisation;
  • Present a communication strategy in a clear and effective manner which is understandable to the stakeholders;
  • Exhibit outstanding verbal and non-verbal communication skills;
  • Listen actively and understand non-verbal messages conveyed by stakeholders;

Target Candidates

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to understand communication in a corporate setting. It will help all managers and supervisors as well as those aspiring for a higher management position to get an insight into the importance of understanding communication elements when it comes to effective management and leadership of individuals and teams.

Course Structure

Mode of training

A range of activities will be employed with the aim of facilitating critique, creativity and reflexivity.  Participants will be encouraged to rethink and rework their own identity, values and assumptions as managers.   The module is taught through lectures, seminar group work, case studies and independent study. Group work is used to advance the students’ personal transferable skills and encourage self-reflection and critical assessment and working towards defined outcomes.

Assessment:

Design of a communications strategy

Entry Requirements

Be in possession of Minimum Level 4 certification from a recognised local or foreign awarding body or A-level standard of education,

MQF Level 5 (60 ECTS) Diploma in Leadership and Management or an Equivalent qualification at MQF Level 5 in a Business and Management related field.

Candidates may be applying for recognition for prior learning (PRL) for up to 50% of the total ECTSs for this programme as per MFHEA’s guidelines.

Have at least 5 years’ experience in a management position. Preference will be given to those applicants who have work experience in the area of study.

Have a good command of oral and written communication in English with a level of proficiency in English equivalent to at least IELTS Level 6.

MQF Level 6 Award in Project Management (10 ECTS)

Course Description

This course introduces students to the principles and practices of project management. It will equip the students with the skills, knowledge and competences required for a project manager to overlook a successful project. Upon successful completion of this module, students shall be able to assist their project manager and carry out tasks successfully under the supervision of the project manager.

The achievement of this award will contribute towards our B.Sc. in Management (Top-Up) degree.

Competencies:

  1. Manage various tasks and phases of a project under the supervision of the project manager;
  2. Assist the project manager in organising the project team in a manner which allows them to be fully aware of what is expected of them and of their deliverables; 
  3. Develop the final report based on the outcomes of the project;
  4. Create and assist the project manager in creating SMART objectives for the project;
 

Accredited course

Certificate upon completion

Can be upgraded or combined

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between different general management and project management;
  • Identify the key stakeholders within a project and be familiar with their responsibilities and KPIs;
  • Critically identify various risks which might arise in project management and implement contingency plans under the supervision of the project manager;
  • Communicate with colleagues, team members and project manager in a manner which is clear and understandable;
  • Listen actively to all stakeholders involved within a project;
  • Write and report project updates as required in an effective manner;
  • Evaluate own learning and undertake further studies in project management;

Target Candidates

Project Managers/ Assistant Project Managers/ Project Coordinators/ Project Expeditors/ Project team members who want to improve their project management skills

Individuals/ Junior Executives who are new to project management

Functional managers and team members who are in leadership role in a project

Course Structure

Mode of training

Learners shall be subject to interactive and intellectual discussions with assigned tutor which is an expert within the field of what is being researched. In this particular module learners however are expected to be rather autonomous in conducting, analysing and presenting research with minimal contact hours with supervisor.

Assessment:

100% Assignment based

Entry Requirements

Be in possession of Minimum Level 4 certification from a recognised local or foreign awarding body or A-level standard of education,

MQF Level 5 (60 ECTS) Diploma in Leadership and Management or an Equivalent qualification at MQF Level 5 in a Business and Management related field.

Candidates may be applying for recognition for prior learning (PRL) for up to 50% of the total ECTSs for this programme as per MFHEA’s guidelines.

Have at least 5 years’ experience in a management position. Preference will be given to those applicants who have work experience in the area of study.

Have a good command of oral and written communication in English with a level of proficiency in English equivalent to at least IELTS Level 6.