The strategic purpose of this qualification is to provide the
public, private and community health sector with specialised
work-ready professional health sector managers. The
qualification addresses diverse health sector employer needs
such as: health strategies and priorities, health governance,
health quality management systems, specialised health
business requirements, facilitative management, health
research methods and their application and understandings of
health service quality evaluation approaches and practices.
The qualification targets learners with an interest and
experience of the health sector wishing to move into a career
as a specialised professional health sector manager. The key benefactors of this qualification will be the health and medical
sector service providers and consumers such as Māori,
Pasifika communities. Graduates will benefit the sector by
working effectively and optimising the health services that
can be provided with finite resources.