Title: Leadership in Management in Resource-limited Settings
Keywords: Quality (incl. accessibility)
Planning and programming (incl.. budgeting and evaluation)
Country: Vietnam
Institution: Vietnam - Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH)
Course coordinator: Le Bao Chau, MD., PhD.
Date start: 2021-06-28
Date end: 2021-07-11
About duration and dates: 3 weeks including 2 weeks in-class and self learning and 01 week for assignments submission after the course
Classification: advanced optional
Mode of delivery: Distance-based
Course location: Hanoi University of Public Health
ECTS credit points: 2 ECTS credits
44 direct contact hours (30 hours of lectures and 14 hours of facilitated group work) and 16 hours of self-directed learning.
Language: English
Description: At the end of the module the students should be able to:
• Present the concepts, ethics, and factors in limited resource settings influencing leadership in management.
• Identify their own leadership style and reflect on how this can contribute to staff development as well as to achieve organisational goals.
• Discuss the principles of mentoring and coaching for effective leadership and management in limited-resource settings.
• Acquire important soft skills such as delegation, negotiation, and conflict management to work effectively in complex situations.
• Develop a plan for improving health service quality in a resource-restricted setting.
Assessment Procedures:
Students in the course will be evaluated individually using the following assessment tools:
• Participation: Students are expected to be proactive in the classroom, raising and answering questions, expressing opinions, giving examples and engaging in debates: this will represent 20% of the final grade.
Participation will be assessed as follows:
- 6 or less: minimum, disruptive, or no participation;
- 8: responds constructively to questions;
- 10: perceptive questions, active constructive and educational interaction with colleagues and instructor
• Assignment: During the course, students will be asked to individually complete an assignment on leadership and management style (1000 word at maximum). Successful completion of this exercise will represent 20% of the final grade.
• Final assignment: using knowledge on QI process and other leadership and management skills, students are required to individually develop a plan to improve service quality/work process in a resource-restricted setting (3000 word at maximum). This will represent 60% of the final grade.
Evaluation grades will be communicated within 15 days after the exam.
Students who fail to pass the exam and/or to complete the assignment, resulting, together with the participation score, in a grade
• Concepts and ethics in management and leadership
• Socio-economic and other factors in limited resource settings influencing to management and leadership
• Leadership Styles
• Leadership and Management Skills
o Conflict Management
o Negotiation
o Delegation
• Coaching and mentoring for effective leadership and management in limited-resource settings
o Concept of coaching and mentoring
o Principles and factors to effective coaching and mentoring
o Critical skills for coaching and mentoring
o Popular patterns of coaching and mentoring
• Quality Improvement (QI) in health in limited-resource settings
o Principles of Quality Improvement
o QI process
The course is composed of 44 hours of in-class teaching that comprise 30 hours of interactive lecture time and 14 hours of facilitated group work and assessment. An additional 16 hours of self-study time is expected.
The course uses lectures, participatory exercises, case studies, role-playing, group discussion, student presentations and individual assignment to achieve learning and application objectives.
Reading materials are distributed to students before hand. Some key readings are required and some further readings are suggested but not mandatory.
Proficiency in English: TOEFL 550 or equivalent, or IELTS 6
Student admitted to a Master Degree Program within tropEd Network may join this course.
Max participants 25 including tropEd students (minimum 5 tropEd student)
First come, first served
Fees: 600.00 EUR
Scholarships: None available
tropEd accreditation:
Accredited in Yogyakarta, February 2016. This accreditation is valid until February 2021.
With the goal to enhance management and leadership capacity for students, the course expects to improve the service quality and the effectiveness of health programs through understanding and application of leadership and management knowledge and skills.

If you wish to participate these courses, please complete the registration form and CV and send before 1st, April, 2018 to Graduate Education Dept (nth1@huph.edu.vn). For more information please see https://huph.edu.vn/english/post/training/2507
Email Address: nth1@huph.edu.vn
Date Of Record Creation: 2016-02-25 17:31:48 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2016-02-25 22:42:23 (W3C-DTF)
Date Record Checked: 2017-07-28 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2021-01-16 13:06:05 (W3C-DTF)

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