The HCM specialization is designed to develop managerial competences and create leaders and managers prepared to tackle all kinds of challenges. The courses focus on the hard skills for this sector: strategic planning, budgeting and performance measurement, organizational behaviour and design, quality development, IT management, operations management, human resource management, financial management, and innovation implementation.
Students will also gain a deep understanding of the soft skills required to be successful managers in healthcare environments, such as change management practices, group leadership, management of interpersonal relationships, and individual appraisal.
The specialization is designed with a particular attention to the specificities of hospitals, primary care organizations, nursing homes, rehabilitation centres, health maintenance organizations, and other integrated healthcare delivery systems, which are the target of future career for those who choose this specialisation.
The HCM specialization includes the following courses: