Coventry University program

Managing and Planning Resources in Healthcare Organisations

Applying knowledge and skills to plan and allocate resources to meet demand and underpin innovation and change in healthcare.

This program is part of the MSc Global Healthcare Management degree offered by Coventry University

Healthcare managers need to understand how to plan and manage resources to deliver and innovate

The program aims to develop knowledge and understanding of management theory and practice in resource planning and decision-making. Resource management will be explored with an emphasis on the understanding and use of appropriate theories to explain the ways in which organisations respond to challenges in healthcare.

Students will critically examine the different funding models used in healthcare and consider how these impact on organisational, team and individual performance.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

  • Coventry University

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion, you should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate different models of healthcare funding and how these influence the delivery of patient care in healthcare organisations
  • Critically apply financial performance management, budgeting and cost benefit analysis to healthcare organisations
  • Critically evaluate the legal, ethical, educational and professional factors which impact the management of the healthcare workforce
  • Critique the skills and knowledge required by healthcare leaders which impacts upon finance and workforce

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