Course Description

Health Service Management

Health Service Management is a course run by Dorset College, Dublin. It is an Online course with a duration of 11 weeks. Health Service Management gives a Course Qualification of Level 1 Certificate. For more information about Health Service Management at Dorset College, please review the details below.

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
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Training ProviderDorset College
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 1 Certificate
Awarding Body DetailsDiploma in Health Service Management
Course Start Date9th June 2020
Course End Date18th August 2020
Course Duration11 weeks
Course TimeTime: 18.30 to 21.30 Day: Tuesday
Course Fee€995.00
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific academic entry requirements for this course - please note the content is specifically targeted at the Healthcare sector.
Carear PathThis 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.
Phone01 8309677
Course CodeDHCM-017
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Course Provider

Dorset College

8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin City North, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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