Managing at Monash Series

The Managing at Monash series will help build your knowledge and confidence about People Management, OHS, Finance, Quality and Improvement.

Overview

Bookings are now open for the 2023 Managing at Monash Series. The series is designed to help new and existing managers to build their leadership knowledge, confidence, and skills.

Across several sessions, the series focuses on four topics including people management, occupational health and safety, finance, and quality and improvement. Starting Tuesday 3 March, the sessions will be delivered online on Thursday afternoons from 2pm to 4:30pm.

There are multiple sessions scheduled for each topic until November. If you are interested in a topic, you are only required to attend one session per topic. To encourage greater engagement and discussion between managers, the sessions are limited to 24 participants.

Booking a session

To make a booking for a Managing at Monash session, log into LATTE and search ‘Managing at Monash’ in ‘Find Learning’.

For more information about the different topics discussed and session dates, please see the sections below.

For further enquiries about the program, email Professional Development.

Managing Finance

The Managing Finance unit provides managers with the skills and knowledge to understand Monash Health’s budgets, funding and expenses, and how to analyse your cost centres.

The core objectives of the session are to enable you to:

  • Define the basic concepts of financial planning, budgeting and reporting and analysis
  • Recognise the principles behind financial management and review of financial reports
  • Explain Monash Health funding and expenses
  • Interpret the data, assess anomalies, and explore corrective actions
  • Develop productivity initiatives

Session dates for 2023

  • 23 March
  • 25 May
  • 27 July
  • 28 September
  • 30 November

Managing Quality and Improvement

The Managing Quality and Improvement unit provides managers with the skills and knowledge to deliver safe, high quality care and ongoing improvements, supported by effective clinical governance.

The core objectives of the session are to enable you to:

  • Assess the strength of clinical governance in your area
  • Undertake a thorough review of an incident or complaint
  • Implement improvements to address issues identified in reviews of audits, incidents and complaints
  • Have a great conversation with an Accreditation assessor!

Session dates for 2023

  • 16 March
  • 18 May
  • 20 July
  • 21 September
  • 16 November

Managing Occupational Health and Safety

The Managing Occupational Health and Safety unit provides managers, supervisors and team leaders with the skills and knowledge to manage and lead safety to ensure a safe workplace and contribute to a positive safety culture.

The core objectives of the session are to enable you to:

  • Understand your role in Safety Leadership
  • Describe OHS legal responsibilities
  • Apply Risk Management approach
  • Consult and resolve OHS issues in the workplace
  • Conduct effective Incident Investigations

Session dates for 2023

  • 2 March
  • 4 May
  • 6 July
  • 7 September
  • 2 November

Managing People

The Managing People unit provides managers with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage performance and engage in employee relations.

The core objectives of the session are to enable you to:

  • Define the relevant features of the employee relations framework
  • Manage core employee relations issues conflict and complaints, bullying and flexible work arrangements
  • Utilise core tools and processes (informal and formal) to manage and support performance
  • Assess different approaches to leadership and when they are most appropriate

Session dates for 2023

  • 9 March
  • 11 May
  • 13 July
  • 14 September
  • 9 November