Principles and instruments of business economics applied to the health sector

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SECS-P/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- Knowledge on principles of management applied to the health organization and heallth sector
- Knowledge on the managerial dynamics of a health organization
- Knowlwdge on specificities of the health sector
- Understanding of management practices and governance of health organizations
- Understanding the complexity of health organizations and the challenges of modern health sector
- Competences on planning and designing health organizations and services delivery
- Competences on people management in health settings
- Competences on economic and operational budgeting, business planning and modeling
Expected learning outcomes
- Ability to lead and manage a team
- Ability to design, organize and manage health service delivery processes
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
The lessons will be held on the Microsoft TEAMS platform and can be followed both synchronously on the basis of the first semester timetable and asynchronously because they will be recorded and made available to students on the same platform.
Course syllabus
1. In-depth analysis of economic implications for the health sectors and emerging challenges for health organizations and health professionasl;
2. Understanding why healthcare sector is the most complex and its specificities. Why management does matter and which leadership and managerial practices are effective;
3. Professionalism, engagement of health professionals and its consequences; organizational behavior and personnel management in health care organizations;
4. Organizational design of health services: hospital, community and integrated delivery systems.
5. New and emerging scenarios, trends and developments in health management and business-healthcare sector relations and partnerships.
Prerequisites for admission
None
Teaching methods
Class lectures and case discussions
Teaching Resources
Lega F. Economia e Management Sanitario: Settore, Sistema, Aziende, Protagonisti - EGEA, 2018
Assessment methods and Criteria
Multiple choices test and open questions.
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES - University credits: 5
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Lega Federico
Professor(s)
Reception:
Weekly - plese write to federico.lega@unimi.it
Department of Scienze Biomediche per la Salute - Via Pascal 36