The HealthPros Network-wide Course programme includes the following courses.

Course

Short description

When & Where

Organising HealthPros member

Career Development

Aims to explore personal ambitions and opportunities in shaping a Fellow’s career, nurture awareness of a person’s qualities, weak/strong points, personal drivers for action, ambitions in professional life and employment strategies.

 31-10-2018,   Amsterdam

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Project management

Aims to learn typical project management skills (SMART goals, milestone-planning, work breakdown structure) and time-management (time-waisters, effective planning).

 30-10-2018,   Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Gender in Research as a Mark of Excellence

Aims to show how gender is interwoven with all aspects of research, and how the gender dimension of research content contributes to excellence in research using case studies drawn different research fields.

 31-10-2018,   Amsterdam

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Innovative Scientific Workshop Performance indicators development

 

Aims to equip Fellows with tools and techniques to successfully develop performance indicators for different users and an understanding of the factors that facilitate and hamper the use of performance indicators. 

 29-10-2018,   Amsterdam

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

World of Science

 Aims to provide fundamental knowledge and skills needed for scientific research, and to prepare for a PhD Thesis.

 5&6-11-2018,   Amsterdam

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Handling the media

 Aims to equip Fellows to approach and effectively interact with the media to inform the wider audience about their research.

 2-11-2018,   Amsterdam

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Health Informatics & Information Governance Workshop

Aims to equip Fellows with a deep understanding of health informatics and information governance to confidently use routine health data.

University of Surrey, Surrey, UK 

Innovative Scientific Workshop Registry-based performance indicators 

Aims to provide insight in methods using registry-based performance indicators to document, monitor and improve the quality in health care. of quality improvements and public release of data.

Aalborg University hospital / Aarhus university, Denmark

The art of scientific presentations & Open Science publications: Design and Delivery

Aims to examine the importance of Open Science publications and to equip Fellows with presentation skills and techniques enhancing their ability to communicate scientific content to various audiences.

Aalborg University hospital / Aarhus university, Denmark

Bioethics

Aims to give Fellows a broader base to discuss and analyse ethical problems they meet through their scientific work.

Aalborg University hospital / Aarhus university, Denmark

Innovative Scientific Workshop Novel statistical techniques for analysing the potential of performance indicators

Aims to provide Fellows with knowledge and skills on advanced statistical techniques increasingly used in the analysis of comparative performance data

OptiMedis AG, Hamburg, Germany

Proposal writing

Aims to enable Fellows to understand and apply the concepts and principles of proposal writing within international health and to improve their personal and technical skills in proposal writing for future research grants.

OptiMedis AG, Hamburg, Germany

Innovative Scientific Workshop Essential levels of health information for evidence-based performance evaluation

Aims to teach Fellows about the opportunities and available tools and methods for strengthening health policy while complying with world class health data governance. Fellows will learn to apply advanced statistical approaches for a new generation of data systems.

University of Surrey, Surrey, UK 

Health Care Policy, System Structures, Functions

Aims to give Fellows a broader base to explore the complex management and administrative demands of a modern health system.

University of Surrey, Surrey, UK  

Organisational behaviour and management

Aims to provide an insight into the fundamentals on which organisations are built and provides analytical processes for understanding behaviour at work and managerial processes.

University of Surrey, Surrey, UK 

Innovative Scientific Workshop From benchmarking to quality improvement

Aims to introduce the strategies for producing quality improvement starting from performance benchmarking with specific attention for professionals’ engagement, public reporting, application of performance indicators at the different levels of healthcare systems 

Scuola Superiori di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

Benchmarking, setting goals and priorities in the healthcare performance evaluation system

Aims to provide insight in the fundamentals and evidence on the use of performance evaluation systems different countries in the healthcare sector at national, regional and organizational level.

Scuola Superiori di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

Transforming Open Science into Open Innovation: Skills and Tools for Entrepreneurship and Technology Management

Aims to introduce students to the fundamental skills and tools regarding technology management in general and high-tech entrepreneurship.

Scuola Superiori di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

Public Marketing for healthcare sector

Aims to provide insight in fundamentals of public marketing to identify population’s care needs; to introduce Fellows to personalised & standardised marketing tools.

Scuola Superiori di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

Innovative Scientific Workshop The politics of performance indicators

 

Aims to help Fellows understand how political, technocratic, and organizational decision making shape indicator selection, use, and overall performance management systems; to learn techniques in matching evidence and strategies to political contexts

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Negotiation and conflict management seminar

Aims to help Fellows employ conflict resolution skills in creating and ensuring uptake of performance measurement and management systems.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Leading and Managing Change

Aims to enable Fellows to employ systems thinking and theories derived from social science, organizational theories, psychology related to influencing transformational change and overcoming resistance to change at the clinical micro-system level.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Legal, Regulatory Environment and Risk Management

Aims to enable Fellows to deploy strategies for integrating organizational risk management, quality improvement and patient safety activities; and apply methods for identifying, managing and investigating critical incidents, and for implementing and sustaining effective recommendations for improvement

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Innovative Scientific Workshop Performance indicators and health economics

Aims to analyse, interpret and combine performance indicators and economics to identify benefits and cost consequences of healthcare interventions.

Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Value Based Purchasing of Services and Insurance in the Healthcare and Social Sector

Aims to provide insight in the concept value-based purchasing a strategy used by employers and governments to promote quality and value of health services.

Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary