About the RCSI Institute of Leadership

RCSI has been developing leaders in medicine and healthcare since its foundation in 1784. Committed to leading the world to better health, RCSI is a world leader in healthcare education.

Our programmes are characterised by flexibility, speed of response, customer service and a blended learning approach that allows our students to learn while continuing to work.

The Institute of Leadership is Ireland's only third-level institution dedicated exclusively to developing the leadership and management capacity of healthcare professionals. While operating as an academic institution, the Institute of Leadership maintains close connections with the world of healthcare delivery and our team understands the professional development and educational needs of healthcare professionals.

With campuses in Dublin, Dubai and Bahrain, we can offer students an opportunity to gain real international insights from faculty and fellow students. Over 1,000 healthcare professionals are registered annually on our accredited Academic and Executive Development programmes, focused on leadership, healthcare management, human resource management, quality and process improvement and patient safety.

Why the RCSI Institute of Leadership?

  • Exclusively healthcare focused
  • Immersed in the delivery of healthcare nationally and internationally, with campuses in Dublin, Dubai and Bahrain
  • Deep insight into the healthcare sector
  • Personalised education experience
  • Safe, supported, healthcare-focused environment
  • Flexible delivery, responsive to the life commitments of busy healthcare professionals

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Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Diploma

RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wi ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills. Meet your immediate leadership development needs and those of your healthcare organisation with this innovative programme, designed to foster collaborative learning among multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals.

This evidence-based, innovative programme, incorporates best-in-class international thinking derived from advances in positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship and is delivered in a format blending online content, onsite sessions and interactive webinars to offer a collaborative and supported student experience.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
May 2020
English
Part-time
9 months
Online
Read more in English
RCSI Institute of Leadership

Leading people and teams is a core function of a manager’s role and research shows that effective people management and developing high performing health teams directly a ... [+]

Course details

Leading people and teams is a core function of a manager’s role and research shows that effective people management and developing high performing health teams directly affects patient/service user experiences and outcomes. Healthcare services are delivered to people through people. This programme aims to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies to manage people in healthcare especially those working in and across a complex array of service delivery teams.

Participants will have the opportunity to apply existing and explore new theoretical frameworks; understand regulatory requirements and engage with subject matter experts.

They will consolidate their learning using simulation and directly applying their analytical skills to the work environment via practice-based module assignments.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2020
English
Part-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
Read more in English
RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare p ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare professionals and managers to help contribute to the development of a high-quality health system.

On successful completion of the programme, you will be skilled in QI methods and measures. You will be able to facilitate team-based clinical quality improvements and lead broader organisational improvements. Crucially, you will be able to demonstrate 'value' for health service users by providing evidence of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

Delivery and design

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is delivered over nine months with three in-class days per module (nine in-class days in total). On-site classes run from 9 am until 5 pm and all teaching takes place at the Institute of Leadership, Sandyford, Dublin 18. ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2020
English
Part-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
Read more in English

MSc

RCSI Institute of Leadership

The MSc in Healthcare Management is designed to facilitate healthcare professionals, managers and administrators to develop the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills ... [+]

Course details

The MSc in Healthcare Management is designed to facilitate healthcare professionals, managers and administrators to develop the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills which can be applied to various settings within healthcare systems.

The programme comprises six taught modules, an organisational development project and a personal development plan which aims to provide you with the knowledge and expertise to lead and manage effectively in healthcare organisations.

As a graduate of this programme, you will be better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality healthcare services, lead and manage change and development within your organisation and profession. This will require a thorough knowledge and understanding of the complexity of healthcare, business processes, finance, operations management, information technology, marketing, leadership and strategy.... [-]

Ireland Dublin United Arab Emirates Dubai Bahrain Busaiteen  + 2 More
September 2020
English
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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RCSI Institute of Leadership

Healthcare organisations are among the most complex in today's society. As a new era for healthcare emerges, healthcare leaders will need to manage increased risk, uncert ... [+]

Course details

Healthcare organisations are among the most complex in today's society. As a new era for healthcare emerges, healthcare leaders will need to manage increased risk, uncertainty, ambiguity and effectively manage and implement change, which requires effective leadership style and qualities.

The MSc in Leadership is designed to develop tomorrow's leaders today by significantly developing leadership competencies, management skills and the ability to be innovative in an uncertain healthcare environment that has limited resources, increased demands and significant budget restrictions.

Dubai aims to become a global leader in the delivery of healthcare by delivering world-class services and fostering innovation and creativity in alignment with the UAE vision and Dubai plan 2021. Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UAE, as recognised in the Dubai Health Strategy 2016-2021. A world-class healthcare system needs highly educated, innovative leaders; this new programme has been devised to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in this unique and complex environment.... [-]

Ireland Dublin United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2020
English
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online & Campus Combined
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RCSI Institute of Leadership

The MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management offers you the opportunity to use quality improvement tools and interventions that are specific to quality, safet ... [+]

Course details

The MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management offers you the opportunity to use quality improvement tools and interventions that are specific to quality, safety and risk in healthcare.

Throughout the programme, you will develop skills in evaluating core concepts around patient safety, quality, accreditation and governance. Following the completion of six modules, you will further enhance your skills by leading a change project aimed at enhancing quality and safety in your organisation.

Graduates of this programme are better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality health services and lead change and development within their areas. They are also equipped to specialise in formal quality and safety roles.... [-]

Ireland Dublin United Arab Emirates Dubai Bahrain Busaiteen  + 2 More
September 2020
English
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Read more in English
Address
RCSI Reservoir House Ballymoss Road Sandyford Dublin 18
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Address
Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center Building 14, Office 203 PO Box 505095 Dubai Healthcare City
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address
PO Box 15503 Building 2441 Road 2835 Block 228 Busaiteen
Busaiteen, Muharraq Governorate, Bahrain