Leadership in Healthcare

Post-Diploma Certificate

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In today's complex and dynamic healthcare landscape, leadership is an essential skill for professionals looking to develop effective teams, contribute to organizational excellence, and optimize healthcare delivery. Our online program offers a comprehensive and practical curriculum that explores a wide range of leadership competencies specifically tailored for healthcare settings.

This program integrates seamlessly with a learner's prior education in a health-related field. Graduates will be equipped to develop their leadership practice, engage others, achieve actionable results, navigate challenges, and strategically effect change in the healthcare system. They will be prepared to transition into healthcare management roles such as site manager, unit manager, clinical supervisor, team leader, and more.

Our online program is tailored to accommodate working professionals from diverse healthcare backgrounds, offering flexible options for both full-time and part-time studies.

Upcoming Intakes

Select your preferred intake to see relevant program information. Program details, including tuition and course information, may vary by intake.

Selection Start Date Delivery Mode Time Campus Length Domestic Status International Status
Sep. 03, 2024 (Fall) Online No set time Online 1 Year (Full-time) Open N/A
 
             
 

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Delivery Mode

  • In-person - All your class activity will be delivered in person, on campus.
  • Online - All your class activity will be delivered online.
  • Hybrid - Your classes will be a mixture of in person and online learning. You must be able to come to campus and participate remotely online.
  • Your choice - Your program offers a variety of class delivery options (in person, online, or a mixture of both) and you can select which type of classes to take. If you wish, you can complete your entire program either in-person or online.
  • HyFlex - All your classes are delivered for simultaneous participation in person and online. You can choose daily to attend your classes in person or join remotely online.

Time

  • Your choice - You can select class times and days that fit your schedule. There are a variety of class options for you to choose from including daytime, evening, weekdays or weekends.
  • No set time - No set class days or times, content is access on-demand. You can complete your studies on your own schedule within the scheduled class dates; may have set due dates and deadlines.
  • Evenings & Weekends - Classes are scheduled after 5 p.m. on weekdays or anytime on weekends.
  • Weekdays - Daytime - Classes are scheduled on weekdays, before 5 p.m.
  • Weekdays - Evening - Classes are scheduled on weekdays, after 5 p.m.
  • Weekends - Classes are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays.

Campus

Any in-person components of your courses will be delivered at this campus location.

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Length

  • Full-Time - This is the standard length to complete the program, with a full course load per term.
  • Part-Time - Students follow a structured schedule of classes so they can progress in their studies part-time while balancing everyday life.

Domestic Status

The program availability status for domestic applications is updated as applications are reviewed and assessed. Program availability is subject to change without notice.

  • Open - Program intake is accepting applications.
  • Waitlisting - Program intake is accepting applications, but qualified applicants will be placed on a waitlist.
  • Closed - Program intake is not accepting applications.
  • Upcoming - Applications will open soon for this intake. View the upcoming terms for open dates.
  • N/A - Not available for this intake.

International Status

The program availability status for international applications is updated as applications are reviewed and assessed. Program availability is subject to change without notice.

  • Open - Program intake is accepting applications.
  • Limited - For international applicants, the program intake is now only available if you already have a valid study permit.
  • Waitlisting - Program intake is accepting applications, but qualified applicants will be placed on a waitlist.
  • Closed - Program intake is not accepting applications.
  • Upcoming - Applications will open soon for this intake. View the upcoming terms for open dates.
  • N/A - Not available for this intake.

Credit programs that accept international applicants also meet the eligibility for the Post-Graduation Work Permit program, including programs with a Hybrid delivery mode. Each student is responsible for maintaining their eligibility throughout their studies.

Empowering Healthcare Professionals to Lead with Excellence

In this comprehensive program, students will explore fundamental subjects including human resource management, financial stewardship, personal leadership development and strategic project management. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical application, students gain a deep understanding of:

  • Human resource management principles and leading practices
    • Understand the principles of human resource management within the healthcare sector.
    • Learn effective strategies for recruitment, training and retention of healthcare professionals.
    • Explore best practices for fostering a positive organizational culture and promoting employee engagement and satisfaction.
       
  • Managing finances and resources to meet organizational goals
    • Develop skills in financial management specific to healthcare organizations.
    • Learn to analyze budgets, allocate resources efficiently and maximize financial performance.
    • Understand the role of financial planning and forecasting in achieving organizational objectives.
       
  • Developing personal leadership skills and integrate leadership practices to achieve results
    • Cultivate self-awareness and emotional intelligence to enhance personal leadership effectiveness.
    • Explore various leadership styles and approaches and identify the most suitable for different situations.
    • Learn effective communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to lead diverse teams and drive results.
       
  • Applying systems and critical thinking skills to develop, implement and evaluate projects, plans, and initiatives in alignment with organizational goals
    • Develop a systemic understanding of healthcare organizations and their interdependencies.
    • Learn to apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to analyze complex healthcare issues.
    • Gain proficiency in project management methodologies to successfully plan, execute and evaluate initiatives aligned with organizational objectives.

Join us on a transformative journey as we equip you with the tools and insights to make a meaningful impact in healthcare leadership.

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Thank you for your interest! We want to get you in contact with the right person to answer your questions. If you are a current or recently admitted student you can find program and course information as well as contact details for your program on the My Program page on the MyNAIT Portal.








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