Masters degrees in Staff Development equip postgraduates to manage and develop an organisation’s workforces. This can include specialist areas such as staff training, feedback and assessment.
Courses range from taught MA and MSc degrees, to research oriented MRes programmes and professional MBA courses. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree; though relevant work experience may be necessary in some cases.
Through theory and practical frameworks, you will learn how to lead and develop a company’s human resources (HR) to effectively deploy business strategies and organisational changes.
You will consider how to undertake these developments whilst maintaining corporate social responsibility (CSR) – an ethical approach to business development ensuring positive implications for business stakeholders, including the public.
Strategic analysis is a dominant theme on these courses, providing you with a means to understand why certain methods and approaches create differences in performances between businesses and industries.
A masters in this field will make you suitable for positions in HR management, or leadership and management of a given organisation. You might also branch into consultancy for a particular industry, or follow less traditional routes into youth and community work.
Leadership and management skills are essential for all qualified dental professionals. The skills ensure appropriate patient care is
delivered and for driving innovation within dental practices.
Whether you are the principal dentist or part of the practice management team, you are often responsible for a broad range of nonclinical
aspects of the business including the performance management of staff, managing resources, marketing and budgetary
This new qualification, delivered by the UK’s leading dental education provider, Healthcare Learning is a nationally recognised
qualification specifically tailored for dental professionals. The qualification is approved by the Institute of Leadership & Management
(ILM), and learners are eligible to join this professional body.
The part-time programme is delivered online, over a period of 6 months and is designed to fit around the busy lives of dental
professionals. The course requires only 4-6 hours studying per week.
An experienced faculty with a wealth of experience of both Leadership Development and Dentistry deliver this highly interactive
programme. This is complemented by high quality eLearning. Assignments focus on addressing real-world challenges in the
participant’s own Dental Practice.
The majority of the learning will be on-line and will combine
interactive distance learning, webinars, recorded lectures and
live learning. This is an integrated programme, using the best
of new media and technology.
The education support platform provides the following:
- Student Profile
- Learning Plan
- Key Events Calendar
- My Progress Tracking
- E-learning modules
- Access to ILM Studying Membership resources
The course consists of 4 units, focusing upon key leadership
topics relevant for Dentists and Dental Practice Managers:
• Understanding the Management Role (to Improve
• Budgetary Planning and Control
• Managing Resources
• Planning and Leading (a Complex Team Activity)
Each unit is typically offered twice a year, with the option to
join the programme at any point (for example: participants
could start studying with ‘Managing Resources’, completing
their programme with ‘Budgetary Planning and Control’).
that provides the essential skills required by Dental
Professionals working in a management role.
challenges in the participant’s own Dental Practice.
participants to access the course regardless of place
We are currently accepting applications for starting January 2018 onwards.
To find out more and how to apply contact us on +44 (0)20 7400 8989 or email [email protected]
Healthcare Learning is the home of the most advanced thinking in undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education. They are
internationally acclaimed providers of learning solutions with innovative interactive content and media rich platforms for students around
Using a wealth of experience delivering on-line solutions, Healthcare Learning offers a wide range of products and services for corporate
and healthcare organisations. These include qualifications, interactive learning courses, websites, events, publications, learning
compliance systems, bespoke solutions and mobile applications.
This course is for doctors at any stage of their careers who are interested in developing and proving their commitment to:
The course is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in line with the Medical Leadership Competency Framework.
The MSc includes:
Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.