Essential Business Skills for Health Professionals

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Venue: TBA
Date: 25 February 2020 9:00am to 26 February 2020 04:00pm

The ever-changing environment for professionals in the health sector requires that managers not only have excellent clinical and administrative expertise but also financial and business management skills. 
This targeted health services manager training is delivered in a high energy and interactive environment and has received outstanding feedback from clinicians and operational staff alike. Delegates who attend the program are more confident with new skills which empower them to make better choices to achieve the best outcomes. 

This event will also be held in Sydney in mid-March. To register for the Sydney event, please click here

WHO SHOULD ENROL?
Essential Business Skills for Health Professionals is an ideal course for individuals seeking to develop skills and knowledge in the business of health services. Healthcare professionals, practitioners and administrators who wish to learn how to understand and apply fundamental business acumen and value improved communication with others.

THIS COURSE WILL EXPLORE:
•    Key accounting terms and how to read financial reports
•    How public health is funded
•    Why others don’t think like you – and why it matters
•    Ways to reduce costs through internal controls
•    How challenging the status quo can improve outcomes
•    How to write a better business case for you next innovative idea


WHAT KEY TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS COURSE?
This face-to-face course introduces you to the basics of the business of health and includes the following topics
•    Introduction to Accounting
•    ABF Basics
•    Communication for better outcomes
•    Savings strategies through internal controls
•    Innovation and value-based healthcare


WHAT WILL IT DO FOR ME?
•    Develops sought after skills in managing a cost centre in the health sector
•    Equip you with the skills and knowledge to better understand how others think
•    Access to a new peer network


WHAT WILL IT DO FOR MY ORGANISATION?

•    increase the capability of your team to understand and interpret financial reports
•    improve awareness of different thinking styles and reduce misunderstanding in the workplace
•    increase awareness of the impact of fraudulent activities on budgets
•    develop a focus on innovation
 


WHAT MAKES THIS COURSE DIFFERENT?
•    Learning about accounting and finance can be interesting (really)
•    The presenters want you to enjoy your day
•    There’s no butchers’ paper!

In particular
•    Health professionals in nursing, medicine, allied health, etc.
•    Administrators in public and private health sectors
•    Anyone with a budget or financial delegation in the health sector
•    Cost centre managers in the health sector