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Skills you will gain

Health governance and managementSocial Network AnalysisMulti-Level GovernanceE-HealthStreet-Level Bureaucracy

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Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, max 4 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to Population Health: Governance

Welcome to the course Population Health: Governance! In this module you will get to know what the scope of this course is and you will learn how to be successful at online studying....
1 video (Total 4 min), 7 readings
7 readings
Studying at Leiden University10m
About this course10m
Meet the instructors & the team10m
Complete our small survey5m
Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10m
Tips for studying online10m
Glossary10m
2 hours to complete

Healthcare shifts in Governance: Systems

We will start this course by taking a bird’s eye view on healthcare: the perspective of the healthcare system as a whole. You will learn about the different systems that exist in the world, how these systems are shifting, and how well your own country performs compared to other countries in the world....
5 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
The Shift in healthcare governance: challenges in population-based care provision6m
Healthcare governance systems around the world: a WHO perspective7m
The Shift in healthcare policy making: from government to governance4m
The triangle: quality, equity, efficiency8m
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal5m
Reflect on learning goals10m
Test your knowledge30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Healthcare shifts in Governance: Organisations

In this module we will descend from a system-level view to individual organisations: how are healthcare organisations managed, and in particular, how can we evaluate their performance? You will learn to answer these questions with the help of governance and organisational theories. ...
5 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Performance measurement as a governance tool8m
Managing for performance10m
A theoretical lens on organisations8m
To conclude1m
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal5m
Reflect on learning goals10m
Test your knowledge30m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Healthcare shifts in Governance: Networks

We have seen the system perspective and the individual perspective on healthcare governance. In this module, we turn our focus to whole networks, or the sum of all the collaborations between healthcare and other collaborations that jointly aim to improve health services. You will learn how to analyse and manage these networks using stakeholder and social network analysis skills. ...
7 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Stakeholders and networks in healthcare organisations5m
Inter-organisational networks in healthcare governance5m
Managerial networking and stakeholder analysis9m
Social Network Analysis: the basics6m
Social Network Analysis: key measures6m
To conclude58s
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
6 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal5m
Alliances in healthcare organisations30m
Inter-organisational networks in healthcare governance30m
Social Network Analysis: the basics18m
Reflect on learning goals10m
Test your knowledge30m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Healthcare shifts in Governance: Professionals

In this final module, we will take the perspective of the healthcare professional. What characterizes their work, and how do they cope with the often stressful tasks they have to perform? And how is their work changing? You will learn what makes the work of healthcare professionals challenging, and how they strategically cope with these challenges. ...
6 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Street-level bureaucracy - complex working conditions8m
Street-level bureaucracy - coping strategies6m
Healthcare and street-level bureaucracy interview with Jet Bussemaker22m
Technology in healthcare: changes for professionals7m
To conclude57s
2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Post - course survey10m
6 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goals5m
E-health and street level bureaucrats20m
Reflect on learning goals10m
Test your knowledge30m
Reflect on learning goals10m
Final Assessments

Instructors

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Jelmer Schalk

Assistant Professor
Faculty Governance and Global Affairs - Public Affairs
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Maarja Beerkens

Director of Education/Assistant Professor
Faculty Governance and Global Affairs - Public Affairs

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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