Applied Finance Management

  • European Master in Health Economics and Management
Course unit code
  • IHSM-EU-HEM-E3.3
Level of course unit
  • Master
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 3
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 5.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • not available
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students understand the fundamentals of finance management in health care.
    Students understand finance management challenges in publicly and/or privately funded health care organizations in different health care systems.
Mode of delivery
  • -
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • none
Course contents
  • Business Models and Hospitals
    Hospital Payment Systems
    Decision Analysis
Recommended or required reading
  • Klasa, K., /Greer, S./van Ginneken, E. (2018) Strategic purchasing in practice: comparing ten European countries, in: Health Policy
    Durán, A./Wright, S. (2020) Understanding hospitals in changing health systems
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Assessment methods and criteria
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Language of instruction
  • English