Healthcare is entering a period of accelerated, disruptive innovation with rapid discovery and adoption of new approaches to improve patient outcomes. This contemporary programme has been designed for graduates from healthcare and health-related backgrounds who are interested in developing skills to help lead and shape innovation within their organisations.
Through research-lead teaching and experiential learning, students will build a detailed, critical and practical understanding of issues in innovation and, in particular, the adoption of innovation within organisations and across the ecosystem. The programme will hold interest for those with a curiosity about innovation and how to embed new approaches within the health ecosystem globally whether front-line management within the health system or providing services and products for healthcare, such as pharmaceutical and medical devices, health technology, start-ups and entrepreneurs, informational technologists and engineers.
This course aims to:
- Develop you as a strategic leader to engage, shape and enable a culture of innovation across your organisation
- Advance your ability to ideate, design and implement innovative and novel solutions for organisations or as entrepreneurs.
- Develop you as a skilled practitioner, adept at harnessing innovation to thrive in the opportunity of tomorrows healthcare world.
- Equip you with practical frameworks and the best in international innovation practices in innovation
The Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovation is taught full-time, over one year and comprises of eight taught modules – six foundation modules, and two practical modules including workshops and a project. The programme will offer a fundamental grounding in key subjects such as design thinking and embedding a culture of innovation, process innovation, lean thinking and social innovation, innovation & health economics, healthcare, innovation and leadership. The Project modules will identify and plan, with a view to implementation, an innovative solution applicable to each participant’s workplace.
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This short video introduces the Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovation at Trinity College Dublin. This contemporary programme has been designed for graduates working within the health ecosystem. It provides them with an in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of embedding an innovation culture within teams and insights into the latest thinking on creative and practical implementation of new ventures in healthcare.
Number of Places30 (Max) Places
Dr. Michelle Armstrong
Prof. Seamas Donnelly
31st July 2022
An undergraduate Bachelor Degree of 2.1 grade or higher. Experience of working in healthcare or health ecosystem environment. Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language Proficiency requirements.
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