Overview

This module covers competitive strategies and the key theories relevant to healthcare settings. It includes specific focus on the complex Singapore health system from a political, philosophical, financing and delivery point of view.

Participants will understand the architecture of healthcare systems and also be taught to make strategic choices, as well as to execute and implement change within the systems.  The module will also provide participants with an insight to academic medicine.

Next Course Starts On25 Jun 2018 (Mon) See Full Schedule
Fee
SGD5350.00
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Duration

4 days

Level
Intermediate
Venue

Singapore Management University

(Please note that some modules may be conducted at an external venue off campus.)

Programme Partner

singhealth

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.

Admission Requirements

Participants should:

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

Assessment

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 SGD535 (incl. 7% 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.

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.

Fees and Funding

Full programme feeS$24,647.45 (incl. 7% GST & registration fees) per person
Individual module fee*SGD5,350.00 (incl. 7% 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.

Fees include:

  • tuition
  • course materials
  • instructors’ fees
  • lunch
  • 2 tea break refreshments per day during the programme

Supplementary assessment fee at SGD535.00 (incl. 7% GST) per module, up to 1 supplementary per person.

Funding

SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to SGD500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click here for the User Guide on how to claim for SkillsFuture Credit.  Claim should be submitted via the Training Exchange (click here).  

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

All NTUC union members are eligible for UTAP funding (up to SGD250 per annum).  Please click here for more information on UTAP and application.

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. It supports Singaporeans who already have deep specialist skills to develop other competencies. Over 500 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, please click here.

Schedule

Start Date(s)
Intake Information
module 1: Strategy & Global Healthcare Landscape25 – 28 June 2018 (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Additional Details

Programme Application (Download Self Service Guide PDF)

New ApplicantYou need to first register for an account with SMU before you can submit an online application.

Create a new account

EXISTING ACCOUNT (Already Created an account with SMU)

If you have already created an account with SMU, please go directly to the Login page to continue with your application.

Login with existing account

Applicant Self-Service

Once you have submitted your application and have received the application number confirmation email, you can use the Applicant Self Service functions to check your application status or update your contact information.

Supporting Documents

Applicant is required to provide the following documents upon submitting their application:

  • A copy of NRIC for Singapore Citizen OR a copy of passport for foreigners
  • A copy of NRIC, passport and re-entry permit for Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Official certificates and academic transcripts of highest/most recent educational institutions attended
  • Updated resume
  • Any other supporting documents

 
Copies of the abovementioned documents can de delivered to us either by hand or mail to:

SMU Academy
Singapore Management University
60 Stamford Road, Level 4,
School of Accountancy Building,
Singapore 178900

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.45pm (Closed on weekends and public holidays)

Other Information

  • Correspondences will be sent mainly by email. Please ensure that you check your email regularly.
  • Successful applicants will be notified through email by 28 May 2018.

 

Individual Module Application

For individuals who are interested in taking individual modules, please fill up the Individual Module Application Form.

Supporting Documents

Applicant is required to provide the following documents together with the duly completed Application Form:

  • A copy of NRIC for Singapore Citizen OR a copy of passport for foreigners
  • Official certificates and academic transcripts of highest/most recent educational institutions attended

 
Copies of the abovementioned documents can de delivered to us either by hand or mail to:

SMU Academy
Singapore Management University
60 Stamford Road, Level 4,
School of Accountancy Building,
Singapore 178900

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.45pm (Closed on weekends and public holidays)

Other Information

  • 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 enrolled for the full programme upon application.
  • Correspondences will be sent mainly by email. Please ensure that you check your email regularly.
  • Application for individual module will close 1 month before the commencement date of the module.
  • Successful applicants will be notified through email at least 2 weeks before the commencement date of the module.

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