2017 Advanced Leadership Course: 5th-12th August

Course duration: One week

Next course date: 5th - 12th August 2017

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia, InterUniversity Centre

Organised by: WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education & Training & Zagreb Institute for the Culture of Health

Aimed at: Policy makers, health managers, heads of clinical and administrative departments, health professionals with an interest in management, and other interested stakeholders

Course directorProfessor Salman Rawaf

Course co-ordinatorMs Ela Augustyniak

Places are very limited, please contact Professor Barbara Kalenić on barbara@zikz.hr and/or Professor Đorđević  on +385 91 4920023 to reserve your place.

Bespoke courses can be organised on request.



Global health needs are changing, and today's health leaders need to keep up.

This week-long intensive course will equip health leaders with the tools to manage their organisations, services and health systems more efficiently and effectively.

Learning objectives

Participants will achieve a deeper understanding of what drives leadership in health and health systems. By the end of the course, participants are expected to:

  • Have developed the skills to manage health organisations across a range of dimensions including policy, finance, service delivery and health outcomes
  • Understand what criteria and indicators can be used to assess health services management and performance, and be familiar with the tools and resources available to measure them
  • Understand health service business models and theories
  • Have developed the skills to apply critical thinking and creative solutions to real-life health service problems
  • Have learnt about key global experiences and the political challenges of strengthening health organisations and health systems
  • Understand potential policy responses and interventions to improve health systems, and be able to develop action plans for their own countries.

Further details

For more information please download the course brochure here: Advanced leadership and health management brochure.

How to apply

Please click here to go to the registration form.

Please contact Ms Ela Augustyniak if you are interested in arranging a bespoke course.

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