Organisation, Management and Interprofessional Practice

Course code 77333

This course will enable you to critically analyse the organisational context for human service delivery, including Pasifika, iwi and Maori health and social service organisations.

It will evaluate the role of governance, management and leadership in human service organisations during times of stability and change. It will consider internal and external policies and processes that impact on organisational performance and quality assurance, and propose strategies to enhance user involvement and services.

You will be able to evaluate resource management, including volunteers, in human service organisations; and to propose approaches to improve inter-professional and inter-agency practice as well as promote rangatiratanga and Treaty partnership(s). 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 3 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $838 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Propose improvements to interprofessional and interagency practice to achieve positive outcomes for service users.
  • Analyse the impact of governance, management and leadership on achieving positive outcomes for service users and managing change in human service organisations.
  • Critically evaluate policies and processes to enhance organisational performance, assure quality, and improve resource management.
  • Critically evaluate the impact of different organisational arrangements to promote Treaty of Waitangi/Tiriti o Waitangi partnership and tino rangatiratanga.


This course is 100% internally assessed

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