Leadership for Public Health in Europe (LEPHIE)

14. April bis 20. Juni , 2014, Brüssel, Belgien





Continuous Professional Development Course for Public Health and Health Care Professionals

The sessions include topics such as: leadership theories, systems thinking, political leadership and collaborative leadership: building and leading interdisciplinary teams, leadership and communication, leading change, emotional intelligence and leadership in team-based organisations, leadership, organisational learning and development and global public health values.

For whom?

The Leadership for Public Health course which we offer can be a perfect solution for you if you want to improve your leadership competencies and have impact on the health of those that you serve or may serve in the future, whether it is a small community, town, Europe, or more. If you are a public health or health professional and hold a master degree or an equivalent, if you are aspiring for a leadership position or currently in a leadership position but are aiming at improving your leadership attributes, this course is for you. A mixture of  different professions participating in the course in a collaborative way will assure inter-professional learning experience and will contribute to the development of new enriched and integrated learning outcomes. To be more specific, if you identify yourself with any of the following groups, this course will benefit you and your organisation.

• Are an alumni of public health or health related programs or other related studies (economics, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology etc.),
• Work for an organisation that advocates for health, insures health or supports stakeholders in the area of health (e.g. NGOs, associations),
• Work for the local government, health department, authorities at local, European or international level,
• Work for European institutions that deal with health issues related to European citizens and you are located in Brussels,
• Are a public health or health service provider working in private practices, clinics, hospitals,
• Work for healthcare payer organizations (e.g. health, sickness funds or other related institutions),
• Have a position in the educational fields, as a teacher, researcher or a PhD student,
• Work for the health industry, pharmaceuticals, health insurance, medical devices and other related areas,
• Work for the mass-media, as a journalist.

Learning methods

3 face-to-face sessions at the Brussels Campus with renowned Maastricht University teachers and European Public Health experts.
Online sessions: via Blackboard Collaborate, part of the Maastricht University Electronic Learning Environment (eleUM).


Certificate worth 7 ECTS points from Maastricht University which is a proof of gaining qualifications in public health leadership

Download the information folder (PDF) here.

Further information, enquiries and registration

Katarzyna Czabanowska
Department of International Health, Faculty of Health,
Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University
Phone: + 31 43 3881592 | E-mail: kasia.czabanowska@lephie.eu


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