2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
AHL701 can be done before or at the same time
Students enrolled in course A767 - NIL
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin, with 8-online sessions will be conducted during the trimester
This unit will explore the project management cycle, trends in the humanitarian sector and how these apply to health program management in complex humanitarian crises.
Students will apply learning to real life case studies, taking into account inter-agency coordination, stakeholder and donor relationships, organisational and governance requirements, and monitoring and evaluation of health programs to meet public and clinical health issues in complex humanitarian environments.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Identify and critically analyse current issues and future challenges that serve as the context for program development and interventions to manage complex problems in acute and chronic humanitarian heath program management
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Examine the social, cultural, environmental, economic factors and assess how they bear upon the development of humanitarian health response plans
GLO5: Problem solving
Collaboratively design, develop and evaluate high quality, integrated project plans, that take into consideration the health project management cycle, to provide solutions to identified health needs
Evaluate your effectiveness as a team member and develop a plan for improvement and ongoing learning as a professional practitioner
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: AHL705 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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