With the Postgraduate Certificate in Planning and Control in the Health System for Nursing you have the opportunity to update your knowledge conveniently and without sacrificing the utmost scientific accuracy”

Generally speaking, when a professional is appointed manager of a hospital and had no previous training or experience, their main shortcomings are:

  • Lack of leadership and cultural change skills
  • Problems in relationship management (internal and external)
  • Negotiation problems
  • Problems handling information management systems
  • Financial management problems
  • Problems with legal regulations
  • Supply chain management issues
  • Problems managing Public Health objectives
  • Problems managing threats, risks, or emergency situations

This training program follows the competency development guidelines for managers and executives in the health, socio-health and social sectors, based on the Leadership Competencies for Healthcare Services Managers document, issued by the International Hospital Federation. 

It combines the best of an Online Business School, so as to develop managerial skills, together with management, communication and social and professional responsibility skills, coupled with the social awareness and ethical conduct required in a position of responsibility in a hospital; that is what we intend to achieve in a program like this. 

The practical nature of the topics makes it easy for each of the students to share their experience and professional background, making each session within the program an opportunity to expand their knowledge and put it into action. 

This program is focused on deepening the understanding in all aspects which make hospital management unique. It also demonstrates the weaknesses and future opportunities we have ahead of us, making the most of the new educative technology available. 

The syllabus is presented in a rigorous way with practical cases in which we can develop our knowledge with the aim of sharing experiences and new techniques that are already being used by some professionals in different health services around the world.

Get trained through this Postgraduate Certificate in Planning and Control in the Health System for Nursing”

This Postgraduate Certificate in Planning and Control in the Health System for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include: 

  • Practical cases developed by experts in health management and other specialties
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the situations that regularly occur in the hospital setting
  • Presentation of practical workshops on procedures and decision making. 
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the situations that are presented to the student
  • Action protocols, where you can find the latest trends in healthcare management.
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Special emphasis is put on the scientific method and research methodology in health management
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Certificate is the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Planning and Control in the Health System for Nursing, you will obtain a qualification from TECH Technological University”

The teaching staff includes a team of prestigious healthcare management professionals, who bring their experience to this training program, as well as renowned healthcare specialists who complement the program by adding interdisciplinary elements. 

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive training program designed to train in real situations. 

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, where the medical professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, the specialist will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in the field of Planning and Control in the Health System. 

You will be able to complete the Postgraduate Certificate 100% online, adapting it to your needs and making it easier for you to study while you carry out your full-time healthcare work"

Don't miss the opportunity and get up to date on the advances in Planning and Control of the Health System to incorporate them into your daily practice"


The structure of the syllabus has been designed by a team of professionals with knowledge of the implications of training in healthcare management, who are aware of the relevance of the up-to-date training, and are committed to quality teaching using new educational technologies. 

This Postgraduate Certificate in Planning and Control in the Health System for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market” 

Module 1. Planning and Control in Health Organizations

1.1.  The Process of Strategic Planning

1.1.1.  Mission, Vision, and Values
1.1.2.  The Cycle of Strategic Planning. Strategic Plan and Strategic Lines
1.1.3.  Planning and Continuous Quality Improvement. Advantages of Planning
1.1.4.  Internal and Competitive Analysis of the Environment. Benchmarking

1.2.  Management by Values and Objectives

1.2.1.  Operational Planning. Obtaining Objectives from Strategic Lines of Action
1.2.2.  Types of Objectives Goals
1.2.3.  Management by Values and Objectives: Management Plans
1.2.4.  Assessment of the Strategic and Operational Plan

1.3.  Organizational Theory Applied to Healthcare

1.3.1. Types of Organization
1.3.2.  Organizational Behavior Studies
1.3.3.  Characteristics of the Public Organization
1.3.4.  New Organizational Models. Fluid and Matrix Organizations

1.4. Management and Direction
1.5. Actors in the National Health System
1.6.  Future Organization

Module 2. Health Systems and Policies

2.1.  Health Systems

2.1.1. Main Health System Models. Comparison and Results
2.1.2.  The Health Care System in Spain
2.1.3. Beverige SMS Health Systems. Model: Example
2.1.4.  Health Systems Biskmark. Assurance Model: Example
2.1.5.  Evolution of the Different Health Systems

2.2.  Health Financing and Provisioning

2.2.1.  Financing of the Health Systems. Public Contributions
2.2.2.  The Right to Health Care: Basic and Complementary Services
2.2.3.  Different Provision Models in a NHS. Private Provision
2.2.4.  Co-payment and User Financing

2.3.  The Care Health Care System in Spain

2.3.1. General Health Law and Basic Health Structures
2.3.2.  Health Services of the Autonomous Communities and Territorial Coordination. The Interterritorial Health Council
2.3.3. Comparison of the Autonomous Communities’ Health Service Organization and Resources.

2.4.  Evolution and Other Aspects of Health Systems.

2.4.1.  Complexity and Chronicity Care
2.4.2.  Information Technology as a Driver for the Transformation of Healthcare Systems
2.4.3.  Promotion of Health and Heath Education Prevention
2.4.4.  Traditional Public Health and Its Evolution
2.4.5.  Health Coordination or Integration. The Concept of a Public Health Space

2.5.  Alternatives to the Traditional Management Models.

2.5.1.  Description of the new forms of management of the NHS, public ownership and public-private collaboration map of new management models in Spain
2.5.2.  Evaluation of New Management Models. Results and Experience

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”