Market Shaping and Mapping
Module code: 7HW059
This module will enable you to explore a range of market analysis, market trends and mapping tools relevant to the commissioning process. You will demonstrate a range of skills in particular goal setting, prioritisation and decision making processes relevant to commissioning.
Choose a specific health or social care issue which has been identified as a priority within your local area. Produce a report that could be delivered to the local commissioner which analyses the provider market, and carries out an appraisal of the options on how the required services could be secured.
Choose a specific health or social care issue which has been identified as a priority within your local area. Produce a report that could be delivered to your local Health and Wellbeing Board, which set out the process for priority setting and the rationale for which interventions to commission
Leading and delivering Quality through commissioning
Module code: 7HW058
This module will enable you to critically evaluate a range of leadership theories and styles relevant to commissioning. You will explore a range of quality tools and measure available to commissioners in relation to procurement and contracting of services. You will have an opportunity to develop a range of personal skills in particular negotiating and influencing skills, public relations and communication skills.
Further to your presentation you will be required to develop your action plan identifying the key challenges faced within an organisation for leading and developing innovation and change in the commissioning role. You will discuss in detail your personal leadership skills and how you would take forward your action plan drawing on the principles and theories of good leadership this assessment will enable you to apply the principles of leadership to your work-place and the role of the commissioner in organisations.
Advanced Research skills
Module code: 7HW012
The aim of this module is to provide you with depth knowledge of the research process and to acquire practical skills for the design and conduct of research studies, including data collection and analysis. You will plan a research study to be carried out independently, in fulfilment of the requirements of the Master's Dissertation. You will write a research plan in preparation for the development of the research proposal needed in your application for ethical approval of your study. You will gain a critical, depth knowledge of the methodologies and research methods you will need in order to write Chapter 3 (Methodology and Methods) of your Master's Dissertation.
You will develop a research plan and proposal to prepare you for the dissertation module
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