The first and only programme of its kind in Singapore, the SMU–SingHealth GDHM aims to nurture highly competent and focused healthcare professionals into holistic and broadminded business leaders in the healthcare sector. The programme was conceptualised and co-designed by senior leaders from SMU and SingHealth

Now into its 9th intake, participants can gain business, leadership and management capabilities, in addition to the latest insights and perspectives of the healthcare industry through the programme:

Module 1: Strategy & Global Healthcare Landscape
Module 2: Leadership & People Management
Module 3: Aligning Healthcare Strategy & Customer Value Delivery
Module 4: Health Economics & Financial Management
Module 5: Operations Excellence & Quality Management
Module 6: Ethics, Risk, Crisis & Media Management


Who Should Attend

Public sector Clinicians, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals and Hospital Administrators with significant managerial responsibilities or demonstrate exceptional leadership potential in their course of work. Selected professionals from private healthcare sector and those from related sectors (e.g. non-profit, voluntary welfare organisations, ILTC sectors) are welcome to apply. Admission is on competitive basis and SMU and SingHealth reserve the right to refuse admission to any candidate without assigning any reason.

Please refer HERE  for the programme outline.

 

Takeaways

GDHM’s unique curriculum is co-developed and jointly taught by leading SMU faculty, senior SingHealth leaders and industry veterans. Participants will acquire business, leadership and management capabilities and gain the latest insights and perspectives in the context of the healthcare industry.

 

Certification

Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership by SMU and SingHealth

Participants must achieve at least 75% class attendance rate and pass 60% of the programme assessments.

Participants who failed the first assessment will be required to sit for a supplementary assessment and each participant is allowed up to 1 supplementary assessment. Participants will be required to pay a fee of S$535.00 (after GST)/supplementary assessment per module.


Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Management and Leadership (for individual module)

Participants must achieve at least 75% class attendance rate and pass 60% of the module assessments.


Certificate of Attendance in Healthcare Management and Leadership (for individual module)

Participants must achieve at least 75% class attendance rate.

Type of Course

Classroom

Category

Management and Leadership

Credit Units

 

Instructional Methods and Expectations

Please refer to this page for the programme schedule and assessment due dates

Fees

Full Programme Fee : S$24,647.50 (after GST & inclusive of registration fee) per person

Individual Module Fee* : S$5,350.00 (after GST) per person


* Participants will not be granted a SMU-SingHealth GDHM upon completion of 6 individual modules at different timeframe. In order to qualify for the SMU-SingHealth GDHM, participants must meet the programme requirements and enroll for the full programme upon application.

Supplementary assessment fee at S$535.00 (including GST) per module, up to 1 supplementary per person.


SkillsFuture Study Awards

The programme is also eligible for SkillsFuture Study Award for the Healthcare Sector. The SkillsFuture Study Awards encourage Singaporeans to develop and deepen specialist skills needed by future economic growth sectors or in areas of demand such as the healthcare sector. Study awards are available from October 2015 for Singaporeans to apply. Successful SkillsFuture Study Awards applicants will receive a monetary award of S$5,000 which can be used to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that the applicant will be taking. It can also be used on top of existing Government course fee subsidies. To find out more about the SkillsFuture Study Award for the Healthcare Sector and to apply for the award at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards/healthcare.


SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/ for the User Guide on how to claim for SkillsFuture Credit. Claim should be submitted via http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.


Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

All NTUC union members are eligible for UTAP funding (up to S$250 per annum). Please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/wps/portal/skillsupgrade/home/skillsup… for more information on UTAP and application.

Prerequisites

Participants should:

  • ihave a bachelor's degree; and
  • hold a current position with significant managerial responsibilities or demonstrate exceptional leadership potential in their course of work.

Course Dates

INTAKE 9

Module 1: 19 – 22 Jun 2017
Module 2: 10 – 13 Jul 2017
Module 3: 31 Jul, 01 – 03 Aug 2017
Module 4: 21 – 24 Aug 2017
Module 5: 11 – 14 Sep 2017
Module 6: 02 - 05 Oct 2017

Each module is taught by SMU's faculty and Healthcare Professional(s) appointed by SingHealth. For more info click HERE.