The objectives of this course are quite a number and diverse. First and foremost, skills and knowledge to become a successful manager in the diverse health care sector are gained. There is acquisition of knowledge about what the health care sector is all about. This is especially important for those who have limited knowledge on this subject.
Apart from that, this course is designed to provide students with financial and accounting basics so that they are well prepared to set up proper financial planning and policy making systems. This can help to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness of services in a health facility or organization. It also helps one to make sound decisions as far as the organization’s financial management is concerned. General project planning and policy making abilities are also inculcated into the student. This is especially important if one is to impact community health positively