MSc Certificate Courses

  • Date 
    February 15, 2021
    Application Deadline 
    January 18, 2021
Course fee
  • € 1.800
  • (6 ECTS)
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Online Certificate Course Organisation and Leadership

About this online Certificate Course

Course Coordinator Mohammed Meziani, MSc:

‘The Certificate Course in Organisation and Leadership is designed for participants who face the challenges of successfully managing and leading in health professions education or medical education.

Like any other organisation, institutes for medical and health professions education cannot function without good leaders and managers. Staff members are often challenged with the demanding task to lead a multidisciplinary team, even though their professional training did not sufficiently prepare them to become a good manager and leader within an educational setting. How to become more successful in management and leadership in a medical and health professions education context?’


The study load of this course is 6 ECTS, which is equivalent to 168 study hours. The course is scheduled to be completed in 8 weeks with a maximum of 16 weeks.

Online course Organisation and Management in Health Professions Education, SHE Maastricht University

The Certificate Course Organisation and Leadership includes the following themes:
  • Organisation and Management in medical and health professions education
  • Organisational analysis, organisational framework models
  • Stakeholders and curriculum change
  • Leadership and leadership styles
  • Designing a change plan, leading successful change, change management

In this Certificate Course, you will first design a proposal for change based on your own context. You will be asked to explore stakeholders involved who impact the proposal you made.

Then, you will study organisational framework models to analyse your own organisation and diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of your context.

After completing the organisational analysis, you will study theories about change management and work out a strategy development plan to lead successful change.

Completing this course will help you to understand your own leadership style and the effects contextual factors have on your leadership and will give insights into how to develop strategies to become a successful leader.

health professions education organisation and leadership

More information and contact

If you have more questions about this course, please send an email to: and we will keep you informed.

Note: Upon completion of this Certificate Course, you can include the completed assignments and feedback in the portfolio of the MHPE programme and qualify for exemption in the minimum amount of mandatory learning tasks. This right to be exempted shall expire after two years. 

Principal Staff involved

  • Mohammed Meziani, MSc