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There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This subject is offered online over a 12 week period, 3 times each year: in semester 1, semester 2 and summer (December – February). Students participate in a series of interactive webinars to present their progress and receive feedback. The majority of student time over the 12 week period is spent in independent desk-based industry research.
Learning materials, subject documentation, communication and assessment are handled using a subject website in the University Learning Management System.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
This subject has no textbook. Students are expected to use the University library’s electronic databases, and the Internet, to find resources relevant to the specific consultancy task that is set for them each time the subject runs.
Students are provided with access to electronic full-text of recommended readings, including current journal articles, government documents and industry reports about the methodology of health IT consulting. Examples:
Balasubramanian, S. 2020. The $50+ billion consulting industry supporting healthcare that you may not know about. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/saibala/2020/02/17/the-50-billion-consulting-industry-supporting-healthcare-that-you-may-not-know-about/#4ec2b4777a97
Markham, C. 2015. The consulting project cycle. In Management Consultancy. Henry Stewart Talks. https://hstalks.com/t/3071/the-consulting-project-cycle/?business
This subject is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Students work on a real-world digital health problem, under the supervision of an established academic with health informatics expertise. This subject prepares students to undertake a wide variety of digital health projects in technology industry, public policy and clinical care settings.
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This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Information Systems
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 12 November 2022