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Principles of Management in Public Health

2nd Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
Introduces the basic principles of management in the context of public health. Covers basic management functions such as planning, organizing, implementation, coordination, monitoring, supervision, leading and controlling. Explores strategic management and decision making tools. Addresses core management areas in public health – planning, human resources management, management information systems, logistics and supply chain, financial management and budgeting, communication, and organizational culture and behavior. Discusses concepts of leadership and motivation.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Discuss the importance of management in improving performance, efficiency and effectiveness in public health
  2. Describe critical management functions in public health
  3. Explain organization culture and its influence on performance
  4. Review strategies and decision making process
  5. Discuss critical principles of management and core functional areas in public health
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 40% Quizzes
  • 40% Homework
  • 20% Discussion
Enrollment Restriction
Only students enrolled in the MPH program with IIHMR, Jaipur are permitted in this section
Special Comments

This section is offered in Jaipur, India