MSc Certificate Courses

  • Date 
    February 15, 2020
    Application Deadline 
    January 1, 2020
Course fee
  • € 1.750
  • (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 ‘Educational Management and Leadership’ has been designed for course participants who face the challenges of successfully managing and leading in health professions education or medical education.
Like any other organization, institutes for medical and health professions education can’t 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 profession education context”?

The study load of this course is 6 ECTS, which is equivalent to 168 study hours. The course is scheduled for completion 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, organizational framework models.
  • Implementation of curriculum change
  • Leadership and leadership styles
  • Skills for leaders, leading successful change, change management
  • Human Resource Management in education

This certificate course starts with an introduction into understanding management and leadership, to make participants aware of the patterns in their behavior as a leader.

Then participants will study organizational framework models to analyze organizations, and they will diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their work context.

After completing the organizational analysis, participants will study theories about change management, and work out a plan to develop strategies in order to lead successful change.

Pursuing this course will support participants to understand their own leadership style and the effects of contextual factors on their leadership, and will give insights into how to develop strategies to become a (more) 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: By successfully completing this certificate course, the participant can receive a replacement for the corresponding section in the first year of the MHPE programme with a validation of two years.


Principal Staff involved

  • Mohammed Meziani, MSc