Course Description

Health Service Management

Dorset College

Is for individuals who are…

Any category of health services personnel including administrators, healthcare professionals, care assistants, nurses, physiotherapists and social workers. Interested in applying comprehensive management skills and acquire knowledge to improve individual, team and organisational performance.

Looking for…

A Diploma in Health Service Management that will equip learners with the appropriate knowledge and personal skills to effectively contribute to the management of health services and the planning and attainment of goals and objectives.

To Become…

Health Service Professional

Build Your Path To Success

01. Obtain the QQI Leadership Level 6 Award

Dorset College is Accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen discipline.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about health service management in a student-centered learning environment. An introduction to management in the health services sector for professionals looking to build on their experience and gain a formal management qualification.

03. Excellent Lecturing Team

Learn from friendly and highly qualified and experience academic staff and expert guest lecturers.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse student community. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with small class sizes and teachers who will guide and support you to achieve your goals.


Unit 1: The Corporate Environment of Health Services

  • The Organisational Framework
  • The Hospital Sector
  • The Economics of Health and the Legal Environment
  • Associations and Societies
  • Health Organisations

Unit 2: Managing Technology and Information

  • Computer systems
  • Interpreting quantitative data
  • Finance and Electronic Commerce

Unit 3: Management Processes and Functions

  • Management of Self
  • Working with others
  • Management functions
  • Organisational strategy

Unit 4: Managing Human Resources

  • Performance management
  • Assessing training needs
  • Equality and diversity

Course Code DHCM-017
College Name Dorset College
Course Category Health & Safety, Health & Safety, Health & Safety Management
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 20th October 2020
Course End Date 16th February 2021
Course Fee €995.00
Course Duration 11 weeks
Course Times Time: 18.30 to 21.30 Day: Tuesday
Title of Awarding Diploma in Health Service Management
Entry Requirements There are no specific academic entry requirements for this course - please note the content is specifically targeted at the Healthcare sector.
Career Path This programme is designed to develop personal and managerial competencies, to equip learners with the skills to make measurable progress in the areas of communication, teamwork, planning and organising and add real value to the organisation.
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Course Provider

Dorset College

+353 1 882 8934
8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dorset College
8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin, Republic of Ireland