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Organisation Design and Structures for Value-Based Care

Designed for frontline managers and mid to senior-level leaders, this course will increase your knowledge, insight and understanding of organisation design, to help you structure your health service or setting for the move towards value-based health care.

What you will learn

You will take part in a series of live online sessions and self-paced action learning interspersed with coaching to help you apply learning to your live challenges, equipping you with a fundamental skill set to:

  • Understand and use the key elements of organisation design for establishing and structuring value-based care
  • Identify the opportunities and threats in the current operating model which either inhibit or enable the transition to value-based care
  • Assess your current organisational capability and readiness
  • Mobilise a multidisciplinary team for implementing value-based care
  • Develop an implementation strategy that takes into account your people, process, technology and culture

Course presenters 

Professor John Watson AM has been Senior Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW since September 2018. In this capacity, John provides senior strategic advice to the Dean on all aspects of Clinical Affairs within the Faculty, driving key projects in alignment with UNSW 2025 strategy, and providing senior academic leadership and expertise across the Faculty. He is also Deputy National Secretary, The Rhodes Scholarships Australia, sharing the support of 8 Selection Committees, with more than 180 applicants Australia-wide in 2018. In 2015, Professor Watson was honoured as Member of the Order of Australia in its General Division ‘for significant service to medicine in the field of neurology, to medical education and administration, and through mentoring roles.’

Adjunct Associate Professor Huong Le-Dao contributes to education and research in health management and leadership within the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine. She is known for creating momentum, aligning teams, and converting thoughts into sustainable actions through her work at various public and private organisations in Australia and overseas. Her engagement at NSW Health Infrastructure involved collaborating with health managers and leaders to transform their models of care resulting from redevelopment works valued over $14 billion across NSW State. Huong was also involved in establishing the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority under the National Health Reform Agreement. As a change agent, Huong occupies Non-Executive Director and Board Member roles for not-for-profit organisations in the education, transportation, community, and health sector. She is passionate about better human experience and patient value in health.

Guest speaker

Dr Teresa Anderson AM, FIPAA, B.App Science (Speech Pathology) PhD, is the Chief Executive, Sydney Local Health DistrictDr Anderson has more than 35 years of experience as a clinician and health service executive. She has a well-established reputation for implementing strategies to foster innovation and best practice, supporting collaboration and building partnerships, leading one of the state’s best performing health districts since 2011. An internationally-recognised speech pathologist, she is passionate about developing programs and services to support and improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the community. Dr Anderson is a Fellow of the NSW Institute of Public Administration Australia and in 2018, was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

Optional assessment

All participants will be issued with 3 FMECH points upon completion of the course, which go towards the Executive Certificate in Health, attained by achieving 15 points. The Certificate can be used for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for 6 units of credit towards selected UNSW Medicine postgraduate qualifications.

If you plan to apply for RPL in the future, you must complete the optional assessment on this course. You will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in the assessment after completing your enrolment. There is no additional cost for the assessment component.

Who should attend

This course is designed for frontline managers, and mid to senior-level leaders in public and private health organisations who aspire to innovate, transform and lead their health services towards value-based health care in Australia.

It is targeted at leaders in a wide variety of roles, such as: Director of Nursing, Mental Health Team Leader, Director Surgery and Anaesthesia, GM Hospital, Director Public Health, Executive Director Operations, Executive Director Strategic Planning, Director Workforce and Culture, Head of Anaesthetic Department, Outpatient Team Leader Physiotherapy, Facility Manager, Director Clinical Services, Assistant Manager of Community Health Services, Supervisor of Security, Manager of Hotel Services, Workforce and Culture Team Leader, Chief Radiographer.

Complete the series to achieve your Executive Certificate in Health

This course is part of Series 2 – Moving Towards Value-Based Health Care, for managers and leaders in Australia's health system who want to take their health services on the journey to value-based care. Designed to build a range of complementary skills, you can complete individual courses to fill targeted skill gaps or complete the series, building a holistic understanding of value-based care in the Australian healthcare sector and earning your Executive Certificate in Health.

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Contact the AGSM Client Engagement Team to discuss the right option to support your career goals.

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