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2 Why earn your Masters? MBA? The time is right for clever, capable health practitioners Right now is to the take right their time. careers to the next Worldwide, level. Healthcare more more is Australia s organisations largest industry, are searching it s for still recent growing. MBA graduates Now more than a trend ever, that s Australia been needs increasing skilled consistently healthcare practitioners since Meanwhile, to step up companies become in the the next Asia-Pacific generation are experiencing of leaders robust managers. growth exping their markets, creating even more dem for MBA cidates. In short, an MBA offers tremendous value to you to your future employers. Consider the facts:* Consider the facts:* Healthcare is Australia s largest industry. Four in five companies plan to hire MBA graduates. In Healthcare Asia-Pacific, occupations more companies requiring will graduate hire recent MBA degrees graduates, are growing with stronger the greatest than hiring those growth expected without graduate for graduates degrees. of specialised programs in management, accounting, finance. Healthcare management professionals in When asked their reasons for hiring MBA Australia earn, on average, $91,611 a year. graduates, employers credit their ability to think creatively, lead effectively, be strategically focused with a proven ability to perform. * healthcare-management-salary *2014 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, Graduate Admissions Council Why choose Southern Cross University for for your your MBA? Masters? Rated Relevant for success. practical. The Graduate You will Management go beyond research Association of learn Australia to manage rates our a private MBA as or four public stars, healthcare The Good practice Universities with our Guide course 2015 focused rates our on MBA strengthening as four stars your for getting leadership, a job. communication problem solving skills. You also will develop a professional portfolio that shows potential employers what you ve learned. Convenient. With six teaching periods per year, you can start when you want. With advanced sting, you can complete your degree in as few as two years, one seven-week study block at a time. Convenient. With six teaching periods per year, you can start when you want. You can complete your degree in two years, one seven week study block at a time. Flexible. Our 100 per cent online schedule helps you meet the dems of your busy mobile lifestyle. Flexible. Our 100 per cent online schedule helps you meet the dems of your busy mobile lifestyle. Relevant practical. You will go way beyond formulas. Strengthen your leadership, problem solving communication skills by completing practical assessment activities relevant to workplace challenges Affordable. entrepreneurship. Our Master You of Healthcare will also specialise Leadership in subject is one of matter the most most affordable relevant to in your Australia. career And, goals. with previous qualifications, you may receive advanced sting significantly decreasing the cost of your Affordable. degree Our enabling MBA is you one to of graduate the most earlier. affordable in Australia. And, with previous qualifications or experience, you may receive advanced sting significantly decreasing the cost of your degree enabling you to graduate earlier. Supportive. As soon as you enrol, you will be assigned your own student success advisor. Your Stimulating. advisor stays The with business you throughout of business the fascinates entire course, us. Our course will help materials you source are designed everything to be you challenging, need to intellectually excel your invigorating, course. immediately applicable to the global marketplace. As your skills understing grow, so will your enthusiasm interest. Supportive. Collaborative. As soon Throughout as you enrol, your you program, will be you assigned will have your the own opportunity student success to grow advisor. your Your professional advisor stays with network you through with fellow the entire healthcare course, professionals. will help you source everything you need to excel in your course. Collaborative. Stimulating. Our Throughout course materials your program, are designed you will to have be challenging, the opportunity intellectually to grow your invigorating, professional network with immediately fellow students applicable from to various the healthcare industries profession. backgrounds. As your understing grows, so will your enthusiasm interest.
3 Course Summary Master of Business Healthcare Administration Leadership Online Study periods (entry points): February,,, April,, June, August, October December Duration: From Two years** two years Cost: $1830 $2,220 per unit* Fuel Become your a leader career in with a growth our game-changing area online MBA Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the Technology world. It s the has country s forever largest changed employer, the fundamental employment processes opportunities that continue drive communication. to evolve grow. It has Australia created now an needs environment skilled healthcare where practitioners information to dissemination step up become is the critical next generation to knowledge of leaders creation managers strategic in our growing advantage. public vibrant Most organisations private healthcare are grappling systems. with the implications Our research-focused this holds Master for managing of Healthcare staff, Leadership engaging with program customers prepares you interacting to lead, inspire with markets. enact healthcare Our policies globally management focused MBA procedures program that prepares will have positive impacts on your organisation community. you to be an ethical agent of change in a highly competitive As a student of digital Southern economy. Cross University As a student Online, of you ll build Southern on your existing Cross healthcare University experience, Online, you ll broaden your your skillset business so you can acumen move to from include direct advanced care to a leadership skills in role communication in primary health care, teamwork. community You ll outreach, also area health master services, quantitative, private practice, analytical professional strategic associations, hospitals, thinking local, skills, state federal gain globally policymaking focused agencies. insights You ll into also learn the very how latest to manage business concepts. lead multidisciplinary Whether you teams of aspire health professionals to rise through the turn ranks research in a multinational into better healthcare business solutions with far-reaching impacts. enterprise, or you want to build your own business from the ground up, you ll have the skills to excel. Course structure Course structure Our 100 per cent online Master of Healthcare Leadership Our consists MBA of consists 12, seven-week of foundation units. You units, can core take units, one unit at a time one of seven finish specialisations your degree in as (two few specialist as 24 months. units And because a double we re focused weighted on your research employability, industry we ve project). introduced If a you new prefer, portfolio you unit can that replace enables the you two to build specialist a professional units portfolio with two that elective incorporates units to learning acquire in other a areas more such expansive as your continued understing professional of leadership development informal learning. management. Foundation Units of study core units Each unit Each runs unit for runs seven for seven weeks, weeks, with six with teaching six periods teaching per year. periods There are per a year. maximum There are of 16 a units. If you have maximum a relevant of 12 undergraduate units. If you have degree, a Graduate or five Diploma years of of relevant Advanced work Health experience, Practice, you you could could receive advanced sting. for the foundation units, complete the program in just two Part years. A In fact, with a relevant higher qualification, you could complete the program Evidence Based Health Practice in under two years. Health Research Methodology Foundation Graduate units Studies Project (double weighted) Organisational Behaviour Part B Economics Quantitative Analysis Strategic Health Management Accounting for Managers Principles Practice of Clinical Marketing Accountability Clinical Leaders as Innovators Core units Health Systems, Policies Practices Entrepreneurship Marketing Project Part Management C Finance Healthcare Professional Portfolio Corporate Governance Teaching Supervision in a Clinical Setting Global Social Business Emotional Intelligence in the Leading Health Workplace Managing People Managing Leadership Information Management Systems in Health Strategy Case Analysis
4 Course Summary Course Summary Specialisations Accounting Designed for professionals who want to take on Course leadership requirements roles in accounting, auditing, other financial recording reporting responsibilities in The banks, individual consulting units firms, are divided corporations into three parts: financial A, B C. Together, this is called the schedule services agencies, or start up their own accounting of units. To receive your Master of Healthcare practice. You will complete two accounting units Leadership (MHL), you must complete all 12 units. a double weighted industry research project If in you the choose organisation to leave of your your MHL choice. early, you may still receive an award. If you: successfully Financial complete Management eight units including all Acquire Part A units a broad set four of Part skills C units, that will you prepare may receive you to move a Graduate into an Diploma executive in role Healthcare in banking, Leadership. hedge funds, insurance, successfully complete corporate any finance. four units You from will Part complete A two or specialist Part C, you financial may receive management a Graduate units Certificate a double in Healthcare weighted Leadership. industry research project in the organisation of your choice. Fees Health Assistance Services Management At The just health $1830 sector per unit*, is one the of Southern fastest Cross growing University in Australia. Master And of nine Healthcare out of 10 Leadership health care is one of pharmaceutical the most affordable companies in Australia. plan to What s hire more, an MBA depending on your previous study, you may receive cidate, up from 81 per cent last year. 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5 The online experience Our online course is is designed to to meet meet the the dems dems of busy healthcare of busy, professionals mobile people who people juggle multiple who work, travel life frequently, family commitments. work abroad, juggle multiple work, life family commitments. From the comfort of your home or anywhere with an From internet the connection comfort of your home can access or anywhere course content, with an internet assignments, connection quizzes, you can collaborate, access course discuss content, assignments, debate ideas with quizzes, fellow students collaborate, lecturers. discuss debate ideas with fellow students lecturers. Each unit has its own website to keep you focused. Each Weekly unit activities, has its own readings website case to keep studies you are focused. laid Weekly out with activities, step-by-step readings instructions. case As the studies weeks are laid progress out with your step-by-step knowledge instructions. deepens, you ll As the tackle weeks increasingly progress sophisticated your concepts, knowledge deepens, employ you ll critical tackle analysis. increasingly sophisticated concepts, employ critical analysis. It s an engaging, flexible, intuitive interactive It s experience, an engaging, designed flexible, to help intuitive you meet the interactive challenges experience, grab the designed opportunities to take of leadership you into the in future with multidisciplinary confidence. complex healthcare delivery. Student success As an online student at at Southern Cross Cross University, University, you you can expect can expect the same the same academic academic excellence, excellence, collaboration collaboration support our on-campus support students our on-campus enjoy. students enjoy. Our dedicated staff will work with you to identify Our the challenges dedicated you staff might will work face with as a busy you to online identify the learner. challenges They will you give might you face the tools as a busy guidance online to learner. persevere, They graduate will give you go the on tools make meaningful guidance to contributions persevere, in graduate your field. go on to make meaningful contributions in your field. You ll also have your own student success advisor, You ll who will also be have your your personal own concierge student success from day advisor, one to who graduation will be day. your Your personal advisor concierge can help from you day find one extra to graduation resources or day. assistance Your advisor whenever can help you you need find them. extra resources or assistance whenever you need them. How to apply The online application process at Southern Cross University is convenient easy. And an enrolment advisor is sting by to help you every step of the way. Step 1: Call Us We can verify whether you ve got the pre-requisites you ll need to gain entry any advanced sting you qualify for. We can also help you ensure you have all the documents evidence you ll need once you start applying. Call Step 2: Collect your documents You ll need: transcripts certificates from any past studies your current CV if you speak English as a second language, evidence of your English language skills. Step 3: Apply If you have all you need to get started, you can apply now at: online.scu.edu.au/apply